Reforming Movement

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The Reforming Movement was a French centrist political group created in 1972 by the alliance between the Radical Party led by Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber and the Christian-democratic Democratic Centre headed by Jean Lecanuet.

It proposed to form a third alternative between in one hand the "Presidential Majority" of Georges Pompidou and dominated by the Gaullists, and in another hand the "Union of Left" gathering the Socialist and Communist parties.

However, it succeeded to form a parliamentary group in 1973 thanks to the agreements of withdrawal with the right. One year later, it supported the winning candidacy of Valéry Giscard d'Estaing at the 1974 presidential election. Then, the Reforming Movement split.