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Macron needs parliamentary support to push for reforms

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 05:50

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Voter turnout at the polls was 75 per cent - the lowest since 1969; 11.5 per cent of French voters spoilt their ballots. Mr Macron (above) will now have to work to heal the rift in a divided France.

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EMMANUEL Macron won in France's presidential election comfortably on Monday, but will have to work at garnering support in the National Assembly in order to carry out vital economic and labour reforms to regenerate the slack French economy.

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