Patrick Roy (politician)
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for Nord's 19th constituency
18 June 2002 – 3 May 2011
|Preceded by||Patrick Leroy|
|Succeeded by||Marie-Claude Marchand|
August 30, 1957|
|Died||May 3, 2011
|Political party||Socialist Party (France)|
Patrick Roy (August 30, 1957 – May 3, 2011) was a French politician, a member of the National Assembly. He represented the 19th constituency of the Nord département, and was a member of the French Socialist Party (PSF). He was also the mayor of Denain.
He was known for the colorful clothes he wore at the National Assembly and his love of heavy metal music, a musical style he defended on various occasions during the debates concerning the Hadopi law or the controversy about the Hellfest festival. On 5 June 2010, he joined the French metal band Mass Hysteria on stage during the Metallurgicales festival in Denain.
In November 2010, Roy revealed that he was suffering from a digestive cancer. In February 2011 he announced that he will come back to the National Assembly on March 15 and he did it, thanking the other congresswomen and congressmen for their support.
- "Liste définitive des députés élus à l'issue des deux tours" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2010-07-04.
- Interview on France Info on February 8, 2011 : website of the radio
- Libération on May 3, 2011
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