10 February 1944 |
|Political party||Union for French Democracy (Before 2002)
Union for a Popular Movement (2002–present)
|Alma mater||National School of Administration, Strasbourg
Institute of Political Studies, Paris
Alain Lamassoure (born 10 February 1944 in Pau) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament for the south-west of France. He is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement, which is part of the European People's Party, and is the current chairman of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets.
He is a substitute for the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, a member of the delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, and a member of the EPP-ED bureau. He is also a member of the temporary committee on policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007–2013. Lamassoure is a member of the Reconciliation of European Histories Group.
He was in charge of writing parts of the Treaty of Lisbon. Alain Lamassoure is a well-known pro-European. He is member of the European Movement France, which he has been vice-president of, and has a privileged relationship with the diverse European federalist groups.
- Graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies (1964) and ENA (National School of Administration) (1968)
- Auditor, Commissioner of Audit, then Senior Member of the Court of Auditors (1968–1973, 1976–1977, 1981–1986, 1997–1999)
- Special adviser in the office of the Minister for Cultural Affairs (1973–1974)
- Technical adviser in the offices of the Minister for Finance (1974–1976), the Minister for Infrastructure (1977–1978) and the President of the Republic (1978–1981)
- Economic and social adviser (1985–1986)
- Delegate, 'Perspectives et Réalités' clubs (1985–1989)
- UDF spokesman (1988)
- Vice-President of the UDF (1999–2002)
- National Secretary of the UMP (since July 2003)
- First Deputy Mayor of Anglet (1995–1999)
- Mayor of Anglet (1999–2000)
- Member of the Anglet Municipal Council (since 2000)
- Chairman of the Bayonne-Anglet-Biarritz Urban Area Community Council (1995–2001)
- Vice-Chairman of the Bayonne-Anglet-Biarritz Urban Area Community Council (since 2001)
- Chairman of the Council of Elected Representatives of the Basque Country
- Member of the National Assembly (1986–1993)
- Minister with special responsibility for European Affairs (1993–1995)
- Minister with special responsibility for the budget and government spokesman (1995–1997)
- Member of the European Parliament (1989–1993 and since 1999)
- Chairman of the Committee on Budgetary Control (1992–1993)
- Representative of the European Parliament at the European Convention (2002–2003)
- Vice-President of the European Movement – France (since 1999)
- Knight of the Legion of Honour
- "About Us – Reconciliation of European Histories Group". Reconciliation of European Histories Group. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
- (French) http://www.politiquemania.com/portrait-chinois-2.html
- http://www.federalists.eu/uef/news/alain-lamassoure-a-case-for-an-optimistic-federalism/ 12 July 2011.
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- Official website (in French)
- European Parliament biography
- Declaration of financial interests (in French; PDF file)