“Politicians are calling us to make unpopular choices”
“The Fornero selected by PD to take care of Italian retirees ??? No thank you, don’t join the league, the woman has already done too much damage “. League leader with a tweet Matteo salvini attacks people like Mario draghi the former Minister of Labor to enter elsa fornero Among the government’s economic advisers.
“The Prime Minister’s Under-Secretary, Bruno Tabacchi – reads the website of the Directorate of Planning and Coordination of Economic Policies (DIEP) – from the delegation received from President Mario Draghi on the coordination of economic policies and the national investment plan. of interest, a With two separate decrees already registered for the establishment of a Board of Directors, whose mission will be to guide, strengthen and qualify free of charge the programmatic activity in the field of policy coordination economic within the DIEP. Under Secretary Tabachi, in coordination with Prof. Marco Leonardi, will lead the
An organization that would include: Antonio Calabru, Patrizia de Luis, Giuseppe de Rita, Elsa Fornero, Giuseppe Guzzetti, Alessandra Lanza, Mauro Magatti, Alessandro Palanza, Alessandro Pazno, Monica Parrella, Paola Profetta, Silvia Scozze, Alessandraido, Alessandra Cervido. But of all this, the name Elsa Fornero makes the most noise.
Salvini has already said he will present one to the House and Senate clarification questions What will the former minister be working for? and understand in particular whether it is true that “There will be a fight for which Fournero intends to make a name for itself and which will aim to increase the employment rate of the elderly in good health by raising the age of access to an old age pension”.
Salvini’s Party – A note reads – Question to the Minister of Labor and Social Policy, andrea orlando, explaining that “Without a doubt, the choice of Elsa Fornero is not – for the interrogators – synonymous with peace and tranquility in the face of possible interference in the field of pensions, even in view of the imminent end of the experiment. of quota 100 ”. Orlando responded to the Leaguers on Twitter: “I find it strange and curious that Salvini asked some of his deputies why Professor Fornero was appointed among the advisers of the Department of Economic Planning”.
Fornero did not shy away from the controversy. “Last week Tabachi called me. He told me he would be very happy if I joined the economic planning committee. I was very surprised “. To tell the story, in a press interview, the former minister. About his new engagement, Fournero explained: “As always, I will speak the truth. The truth is, we have six years to spend a lot of money. But the truth is also that if we don’t spend it well, that money will become debt and others. The countries will ask us, they will always be there, ready to jump on us.
Then speaking of the role of technicians, he said: “There are times when politics calls us. Maybe because they think it’s time for an unpopular election.. Doesn’t politics like unpopular alternatives? “we say – Fournero says – who prefer to delegate these questions to others ”.
Elsa Fornero tells Republic: “Someone even advised me not to accept the offer to join the commission, but I said yes because for a long time I was considered infected and suffered personal attacks.”. Then he adds: “I’m glad that after hate speech there are people who think my opinion can be useful. Although I am a simple consultant with a very minor role, if they ask me for my opinion, I will give it to them ”.
he spoke about the controversy Bruno Tabasi, Undersecretary as Chairman of the Board. “I became aware of important controversies in the context of the appointments of the Steering Committee of the Department for the Coordination of Economic Policies, created, appointed and chaired by me. The experts set up within the DIEP, depending on the legislation and the purpose of my delegation to the Council, my mission will be to provide benchmarks and suggestions to the groups. Obviously, if I have answered questions, I will answer them in Parliament as I have done on any other occasion. The nominees, including Professor Fornero, obviously have my full confidence. The Board of Directors does not have in its functions an invasion of the pension reform or the competence of the Ministry of Labor or other ministries, nor the direct management of the PNR ”.
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