Brigitte Fouré

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Brigitte Fouré

Brigitte Fouré (born 13 August 1955 in Amiens) is a French university lecturer and former government minister, a member of the Nouveau Centre and of Société en mouvement ("Society on the move"[1] ("Society on the Move") She is a lecturer in law at the University of Picardie Jules Verne.

Daughter of a farmer, she studied law at Amiens and Paris. An activist for the UNI and then the CNI, she was elected regional councillor in 1986 and conseillère municipale ("Municipal Councillor") in 1989. With Gilles de Robien she had responsibility for education and youth work. She joined the Parti républicain ("Republican Party") in 1992, within the Union for French Democracy. She became Mayor of Amiens in 1992 and was appointed a minister in Jean-Pierre Raffarin's first government.

In the French Regional Elections of 2004, she was elected on the right-wing ticket of Gilles de Robien. She resigned on 23 March 2007 to become second deputy mayor with responsibility for Local Democracy, Community Life, Prevention and Security.

On 1 January 2008 she succeeded Jean-Louis Bourlanges as a Member of the European Parliament. Her mandate expired in June 2009.

Current mandates[edit]

  • Regional Councillor of Picardy
  • Municipal Councillor of Amiens

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This article was translated from its equivalent in the French Wikipedia on 19 July 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Societeenmouvement.org (French)

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