Louis Mermaz

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Louis Mermaz

Louis Mermaz (born 20 August 1931, in Paris) is a French politician.

He became an ally of François Mitterrand in the late 1950s and in 1971 became a member of Mitterrand's staff in the French Socialist Party. In 1967, he was elected Deputy of Isère for the first time.

In 1981, he was appointed Minister of Transport in the first government of socialist Pierre Mauroy, before his election to Presidency of the National Assembly. He served in this office to 1986.[1] He served as Minister of Agriculture from 1990 to 1992, and Minister of Relations with Parliament in the Bérégovoy's government from 1992 to 1993.[2] He is also Government's spokesperson in the same cabinet.

From 2001 to 2011, he was senator of Isère.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Daniel Hoeffel
Minister of Transport
1981
Succeeded by
Charles Fiterman
Preceded by
Jacques Chaban-Delmas
President of the National Assembly
1981–1986
Succeeded by
Jacques Chaban-Delmas
Preceded by
Pierre Méhaignerie
Minister of Transport
1988
Succeeded by
Michel Delebarre
Preceded by
Henri Nallet
Minister of Agriculture
1990–1992
Succeeded by
Jean-Pierre Soisson
Preceded by
Martin Malvy
Minister of Relations with Parliament
1992–1993
Succeeded by
Pascal Clément
Roger Romani
Preceded by
Martin Malvy
Government's spokesperson
1992–1993
Succeeded by
Nicolas Sarkozy