End of suspense. After the resignation of Elisabeth Borne from her functions as Prime Minister, this Monday, January 8, it is finally Gabriel Attal who succeeds her. Newly appointed Prime Minister, the 34-year-old politician now has the difficult task of reshuffling the government and supporting Emmanuel Macron in his decision-making. And, who says promotion means change in remuneration!
To support him in taking office, Gabriel Attal will receive new, higher remuneration. With his new role as Prime Minister, his monthly emoluments will in fact be 50% higher than the sums he received as Minister of National Education. As revealed by Capital, this Tuesday, January 9, the former Minister of Education was indeed entitled to a nice increase.
When he was still in this position, Gabriel Attal received a monthly salary of 10,647 euros. A sum also received by his colleagues, whether they are delegates or full-time professionals. In other words, the new Prime Minister will receive a gross monthly increase of 5,253 euros, the same salary that Emmanuel Macron receives as head of state, specifies the site.
In detail, the monthly gross salary of ministers and delegated ministers is equivalent to 1.4 times the average of the highest salary and the lowest salary received by civil servants occupying state jobs classified in the “off scale” category. “.
In addition to this significant increase, the 34-year-old politician will also be able to benefit from numerous material benefits during his mandate. Here they are.
In addition to his salary, the Prime Minister has two accommodations made available to him throughout his mandate at the head of government, recalls Le Midi Libre. First, the Hôtel de Matignon, rue de Varenne, in Paris, and a second home, the Château de Souzy-la-Briche (Essonne).
If the personal or family expenses of members of the government are not covered by the State, representation expenses are on the other hand covered to the tune of 100,000 to 150,000 euros. Gabriel Attal will also have an armored company car with driver, as well as free access to SNCF trains in first class to facilitate his travel.
But that’s not all, other advantages are also inherited from former Prime Ministers. As proof, in May 2022, on the occasion of the arrival of Élisabeth Borne at Matignon, RTL drew up a list of the little extras inherited from her successors. It included, for example, the right to enjoy a second home, the Château de Souzy-la-Briche, in Essonne, but also the provision of “an armored company car with driver, a free access to SNCF trains in first class, to several planes, etc…”. Professional travel which is paid for at the expense of the State.
Here, in detail, is how the salary of members of the government is calculated:
As a reminder, the salary of members of the government is calculated in the same way as that of civil service agents, that is to say on the basis of the index point. Which increased by 1.5% on July 1, 2023. Decree No. 2012-983 of August 23, 2012, relating to the salary of the President of the Republic and members of the government, stipulates that the monthly gross salary of ministers and delegated ministers is equivalent to “1.4 times the average of the highest salary and the lowest salary received by civil servants occupying State jobs classified in the “off scale” category”. To this sum is added a residence allowance, which represents 3% of the salary, and a function allowance, equal to 25% of the sum of the salary and the residence allowance.