Throughout his marketing campaign in 2014, the socialist mayor of Rennes, Nathalie Appéré, had made 398 commitments. To which the Greens had added 36 further commitments to conform to merge their record along with his for the 2nd spherical. based on a survey that we conducted, the overwhelming majority of those guarantees have been fulfilled, even when the outcomes will be nuanced.
An remark that’s not shared by the candidate La République en Marche, Carole Gandon, on the head of the Reveal Rennes record. In a press launch, it factors to the rise in unemployment, the variety of crimes, the worth of housing. She explains, at our request, how she obtained these figures.
Native media requested us for particular references, right here they’re, she stated. We’re ready to learn the identical exact sources for the flattering evaluation of the outgoing staff. Chiche. We checked out all of this carefully.
Is unemployment rising in Rennes?
Carole Gandon factors to an unemployment price in Rennes at 17% in 2016, a rise in comparison with 2011 (14.eight%). It’s based mostly on INSEE figures, who considers as unemployed, any energetic individual declaring himself searching for a job, whether or not or not registered with Pôle emploi. The variety of unemployed calculated by INSEE is mostly larger than that produced by the Ministry of Labor, which solely pertains to folks really registered with Pôle Emploi. Based on the latter, the Unemployment price within the Rennes basin is thus 6.30%.
Carole Gandon additionally contradicts the federal government and the LREM parliamentarians of Ille-et-Vilaine, together with Laurence Maillart-Méhaignerie and Florian Bachelier, first quaestor of the Nationwide Meeting, who welcomed, in our columns, on February 13, of the drop in unemployment:
It’s 7.9%. It dropped considerably in 2019. In mainland France, it fell, for the primary time in eleven years, beneath eight%. That makes 400,000 French folks much less unemployed for the reason that begin of the five-year time period. Our dedication to eradicate the mass unemployment that our technology has suffered for 3 many years has been the guts of our motion for 2 and a half years.
As a reminder, according to Audiar, the urban planning and development agency of Rennes Métropole, the Rennes employment space contains 250,000 jobs, together with 75,000 in Rennes alone. The variety of salaried jobs is rising by three% in a single 12 months within the metropolis.
Henri-Noël Ruiz, former director of the Audiar, now operating mate of Carole Gandon, welcomed the
stunning embellishment for the Rennes financial system, in a business report, relayed by Ouest-France, final July:
Past the figures, it’s all the financial coverage, attractiveness, promotion of the territory, initiated by Rennes Métropole for just a few years, which is bearing fruit. Rennes is now clearly recognized in nationwide and worldwide financial circles. (…) Hires are nonetheless at their highest degree and the indications of firms' monetary well being are additionally properly oriented.
Is the variety of crimes and offenses rising in Rennes?
Based on Carole Gandon,
39 crimes are dedicated day by day in Rennes. Their quantity has elevated by 34% since 2014. The candidate La République en Marche explains that it’s based mostly on
the variety of crimes and offenses noticed in 2019, by the police and gendarmerie providers, i.e. 14,364 acts, divided by the variety of days of the 12 months, i.e. 14,364 / 365 = 39.35 crimes and offenses per day. The 34% improve is that noticed between 2014 and 2019 by the police and gendarmerie providers for the one most critical incidents. She attaches a hyperlink to an open government data platform.
Dividing the 14,364 info noticed by the police and gendarmes by the 365 days of the 12 months offers an indicator. By specifying that these info embody violence and assaults, but in addition all the things else: sale with out bill, cruelty to animals, non-payment of alimony … In complete, 107 totally different offenses, from probably the most minor to probably the most critical.
Based on figures from the Affiliation for the Promotion of Motion and Social Animation (APRAS) of the Metropolis of Rennes, compiled from statistical studies from the departmental public safety division of Ille-et-Vilaine , 1,034 acts of violence have been dedicated in Rennes in 2018, a a lot decrease ratio of two.87 per day.
Observe that the Montaigne Institute, in a recent study overlaying 11 massive French cities, estimates that with 240 incivilities per 10 000 inhabitants, Rennes is town on the panel with the bottom degree of insecurity (on common 278 incivilities per 10 000 inhabitants within the 11 massive cities).
Is Rennes the sixth costliest metropolis in France?
That is one other criticism of Carole Gandon made on the steadiness sheet of Nathalie Appéré:
Rennes is the sixth costliest metropolis in France with 2,500 properties constructed per 12 months, towards 1,500 deliberate. The candidate this time depends on the barometer of notaries in 2019.
That's proper. Between summer season 2018 and summer season 2019, based on notaries, prices have indeed increased sharply in Rennes, on all markets, rating town in sixth place nationally: eight.four% improve on previous residences, 10.6% on previous homes and 6.9% on new residences.
To purchase in Rennes, it takes € 2,690 per sq. meter for an previous house, € four,190 for a brand new house and permit € 365,000 for an previous home, a funds that may double in upscale neighborhoods like Thabor.
Decryption. Unemployment, crimes, housing in Rennes: are the figures of the candidate LREM true?Ouest-France.fr