Macron support steady as French reform process takes hold

France’s two main monthly opinion ratings surveys were released today, and they will be re-assuring for both President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. Despite much controversy surrounding the En Marche! government’s labour, education, taxation, budgetary and policing reforms, there is only the smallest downward movement in French voters’ approval of the two men’s […]

Macron slows ratings fall with IFOP

French President Emmanuel Macron sees the fall in his approval ratings slowing sharply in yesterday’s October survey from Ifop-Fiducial for Paris Match and Sud Radio – after a summer of steep decline. Meanwhile his Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has stabilised his ratings in modestly positive territory with no movement compared to September’s poll.     […]

Macron honeymoon starts to fade

Less than a week after the second round of parliamentary elections that gave him a handsome majority, the first signs that new President Emmanuel Macron’s halo may be dimming appear in today’s monthly Tableau de Bord Politique from Ifop/Fiducial. Macron’s net approval rating has fallen sharply from an extraordinarily high +36 points in May to […]