Patrick Bloche (born July 4, 1956 in Neuilly-sur-Seine) is a French politician and a member of the National Assembly of France. He is a member of the Socialist Party and works with the SRC parliamentary group.
First, a close collaborator of Georges Sarre, it is long-standing member of CERES. But in 1991, is one of the supporters of the commitment of France in the Gulf War, and for this reason he broke definitively with Jean-Pierre Chevenement and Georges Sarre.
In January 2000, he was supported by Daniel Vaillant and Bertrand Delanoë (Chairman of the Socialist Group in the Council of Paris), and he was elected with over 61% of the votes of members to the post of first secretary of the PS Paris federation, where he succeeded Jean-Marie Le Guen, who resigned on 23 November 1999.
He has been a member of parliament for the Socialist Party since 1997, the year of the dissolution of the National Assembly by Jacques Chirac, in the 7th district of Paris (XI e XII arrondissement). He was president of the Law Committee and Rapporteur of the proposed Act PACS, which he was co-authored with Jean-Pierre Michel. Reelected in 2002, he is in his third term, since his re-election in June 2007, with 62.44% of the vote against Claude-Annick Tissot (UMP).
He led the Socialist list in French municipal elections, 2008, in the XIth district, and was elected Mayor of the Borough, on 29 March 2008. In 2009, he opposed the draft HADOPI law, and defended as an alternative the blanket license. In 2011, he opposed a "freedom of panorama" amendment, calling it an « amendement Wikipédia ».
He is Vice Chairman of Study Group on the issue of Tibet to the National Assembly.
- Office of the Secretary General (2012). "Patrick Bloche". Assemblee-nationale.fr (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
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