MEDIAS Once a week, a man or a woman answers questions from journalists from TV5 Monde, Ouest-France, Nice-Matin and 20 Minutes . Thursday, November 10, it was the president of the Hauts-de-France region who spoke.
Xavier Bertrand. — Jacques Witt/SIPA
President of the Hauts-de-France regional council for almost seven years, Xavier Bertrand, 57, was the guest of the conference. Thursday, November 10, of the show Face aux Territoires on TV5 Monde, hosted by Cyril Viguier. For just under an hour, he answered questions from journalists from TV5 Monde, Ouest-France, Nice-Matin and 20 Minutes. An interview at; find in full below.
Asked on the objectives of “Nous France”, his new party, linked to to LR, created on October 1 with a view to 2027, Xavier Bertrand affirms. “I want to find solutions for the French people, make proposals in the public debate, as I have done in the past. It’s me who proposed the bonus of 1,000 € under the Yellow Vests, which became a Macron premium. And it’s in the Hauts-de-France region that tax-free transport assistance was born. I want to be useful to the French, in response to their daily problems.”
The situation of the hospital is critical
On the situation of the hospital, which he judges “ ”critic”, he fears that “many caregivers will give up” But at his eyes, “the false good idea is the obligation to settle down a place” for doctors, even if the medical network shows inequalities in terms of care on the territory.
As for the immigration bill by the Ministries of the Interior and of Labour, he considers it insufficient on the objectives of application of the decisions of deportation to the borders as well as on the management of immigration in relation to the needs of immigration. jobs. On this aspect, Xavier Bertrand recommends a policy of quotas.