Strengthen product security, better supervise shopper credit … The shopper affiliation UFC-Que Choisir asks Emmanuel Macron to make the most of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union to permit “More responsible and sustainable consumption” on the continent.
The French place “Makes it possible to influence the European agenda and to facilitate negotiations between Member States to obtain agreements”, notes the UFC-Que Choisir in a press launch revealed on Thursday, January 6. The affiliation due to this fact asks Emmanuel Macron to take up “Consumer policy”, specifically by revising “The general product safety regulations” to adapt it to the event of online commerce and “To the appearance of new intermediaries” that modify the functioning of the market.
The UFC-Que Choisir additionally calls for the updating of the patron credit score directive, to bear in mind “The surge of mini-credits on the Internet or long-term rentals, including drifts” consequence “A distressing permissiveness of European legislation” in response to the affiliation. France should “Commit to more sustainable modes of production and consumption”, additional pleads the UFC-Que Choisir, calling for instance as a part of the energy-climate bundle to ascertain “An obligation of result for the professionals in terms of performance of energy renovation works of housing”.
Finally, she asks for a tax on power “fairer, serving the power transition ”.
Emmanuel Macron welcomes the members of the European Commission to Paris on Thursday night to launch the French presidency of the Council of the European Union and advance his priorities.