Alain Cadec

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Alain Cadec in 2014.

Alain Cadec (born June 21, 1953 in Saint-Brieuc, Côtes-du-Nord) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) elected in the 2009 European election for the West France constituency. He is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement.[1]

Career in local politics[edit]

Cadec has been a municipal councillor in Saint-Brieuc since 1995 and he has been a member of the governing coalition in the city since 2001. He has also been general councillor for the Canton of Saint-Brieuc-Nord since 2001.

Member of the European Parliament, 2009–present[edit]

In the 2009 European elections, Cadec was the third candidate on the UMP list in the West region and was elected to the European Parliament. He has since been serving on the Committee on Fisheries, which he became the chairman of in 2014. In this capacity, he was the Parliament’s rapporteur on landing obligation (part of a reform of the Common Fisheries Policy).[2]

Between 2009 and 2014, Cadec was also a member of the Committee on Regional Development. In addition to his committee assignments, he has been a member of the parliament’s delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee since 2014.


  1. ^ "Your MEPs : Alain CADEC". European Parliament. 
  2. ^ Toby Vogel (September 11, 2014), Committees choose rapporteurs European Voice.