Country: France
  • BRU:
    ASP 13E169 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845630
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849630
  • STR:
    LOW T12089 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175630
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179630
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Quaestor - European Parliament
  • Member - Indépendant
  • Member - Quaestors
  • Member - Parliament's Bureau
  • Member - India
  • Member - Employment and Social Affairs
  • Substitute - Culture and Education
  • Substitute - United States
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1947. Ouest, France. Master’s degree in ancient history and first class higher degree (DES) in the history of religions (1969). Secondary school teacher’s qualifying certificate in history and geography (1970). Head of secondary school (1988). Founder and Director-General of the National Centre for Distance Learning (CNED), Futuroscope (1988). Departmental education officer (1997). Inspector-General, National Education and Research Administration (2001-2009). Member of Tours Municipal Council (2001-2007). Regional councillor (1998); President of Poitou-Charentes Regional Council (2002-2004). Member of the Economic and Social Council of the French Republic (2004-2007). Publications: Les partis politiques à l’époque de Jules César,1976. Manger autrefois en Poitou, 1995. Patrimoine et environnement en milieu urbain, 1984. Aux urnes, citoyens, 1986. Les marchés du multimédia, 1995. MEP since 2007.



EPP Group Bureau
18.01.2017 - 20:14

The EPP Group puts forward a strong team for Europe

After the election of Antonio Tajani as President of the European Parliament, the first Italian to hold the office since the foundation of the EU, the EPP Group's candidates for Vice-Presidents were also elected, with Mairead McGuinness topping...
gender equal opportunity or representation
11.03.2013 - 12:00

Still a long way to go to reach gender equality

Each year, on 8 March, International Women’s Day is an occasion to take stock of the situation of women in the world. Every time, the conclusion is pretty much the same: there is still a long way to go to reach true gender equality. Everywhere...

Press releases

Happy family with child and shopping bags in city
22.06.2018 - 10:31

Equilibre entre vie privée et vie professionnelle

« L’approche générale du Conseil concernant la directive « équilibre vie privée et vie professionnelle » est décevante compte...
Bright Yellow Hardhats - closeup
29.05.2018 - 12:44

Protecting posted workers and companies

“After 27 months, we have finally done it! This revised Directive will help to improve the conditions of workers while ensuring fairer competition between European companies that will have to...
Construction workers working on cement formwork frames
25.04.2018 - 15:40

Travail détaché: un pas de plus vers l'UE sociale

La commission de l’Emploi et des Affaires sociales du Parlement européen a adopté à une large majorité l’accord sur la révision de la Directive sur les...



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