|Catherine Lemorton at a rallye in Toulouse|
for National Assembly of France
17 june 2007
|Preceded by||Bernadette Païx|
June 20, 1961 |
|Political party||Socialist Party (France)|
Catherine Lemorton is a French pharmacist and politician(member of the National Assembly of France). She represents the Haute-Garonne department, and is a member of the Socialist party. She won the election in 2007 in the first circonscription (constituency) of Toulouse, defeating Jean-Luc Moudenc who was mayor of Toulouse at the time.
Catherine Lemorton is known for her report (la prescription, la consommation et la fiscalité des médicaments) on pharmaceutical drugs. It is very often regarded as taking part in a fight against the lobbies of the pharmaceutical industry and the conflicts of interest in medicament's policies.
- "Liste définitive des députés élus à l'issue des deux tours" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2010-07-03.
- rapport parlementaire sur la prescription, la consommation et la fiscalité des médicaments on the website of the french national assembly (in french).
- Catherine Lemorton : sa vie et ses combats de députée à l'assemblée nationale, April 30, 2009 in La Voix du Midi.
- Lobbying & santé by Roger Lenglet éditions Pascal (2009) p.307
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