To strengthen the network Video surveillance of the city, Laurent Wauquiez, president of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, has been offering aid of one million euros to the municipality for several months. After initially rejecting this aid, the mayor of the city, Grégory Doucet, would have finally accepted it, but for other projects. According to information from the local newspaper. ProgressThis Friday, September 23, who was able to consult a letter from the elected addressed to Laurent Wauquiez, on September 9, the first alderman considers that the network of cameras in the municipality is sufficient.
However, the mayor says that he “will gladly accept the million euros” for other areas of citizen tranquility, such as “walkie-talkies and chasubles for event organizers”, “anti-vehicle barriers”, “speedometers for control the speed of motoristsor “inclusive public toilets, accessible to women”.
Asked about this by our colleagues, Laurent Wauquiez reacted to the mayor’s statements: “When we address the issue of safety and they talk to us about inclusive toilets, it is because we have not understood anything about the problem and what the people of Lyon live through”. The president of the Region believes that these aids should “stop the increase in delinquency.” “That is what the aid offered by the Region is for, and not to finance ideological tricks.”
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