Auvergne Rhône-Alpes | Politics. New clash between Grégory Doucet and Laurent Wauquiez

A priori, in their resolutions for 2021, Grégory Doucet and Laurent Wauquiez did not plan to improve their relationships. This Friday, the two elected officials took the beak on the social network Twitter. The subject: security.

“The elected Green Extreme Left must finally come out of denial”

Laurent Wauquiez visited Grigny, where he advocated the region’s “regional security pact”, which consists of financial aid for videa protection and equipment for city police officers, and took action against the mayor of Lyon. “Given the uncertainty, we can invest in local police and video protection, as suggested by the region, or, like the mayor of Lyon, denigrate the work of the police. The elected Green Extreme Left must finally come out of denial and accept our outstretched hand, ”he wrote. He had already castigated the environmental opposition in the same way when this pact was voted in plenary in mid-October. The history of clearly identifying certain approaches in the upcoming regional elections.

“Under what government did our police melt down?”

A little less than four hours later, Grégory Doucet tapped his keyboard. “Under what government did our police melt away (-10,000 positions)? The one where you were minister,” replies the ecologist . “

He continued: “The use of video surveillance is a measure that we are evaluating to ensure its effectiveness. With regard to public funds, we are not in the idea of ​​”reporting” actions as public funds come from another community.

It has almost become a chestnut tree. So two questions come to mind: what will be the next point of contention? And what can they finally agree on?