Marcel Rigout

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Marcel Rigout
Minister of Vocational Training
In office
1981–1984
President François Mitterrand
Prime Minister Pierre Mauroy
Personal details
Born (1928-05-10)10 May 1928
Verneuil-sur-Vienne, France
Died 23 August 2014(2014-08-23) (aged 86)
Limoges, France
Nationality French
Political party French Communist Party

Marcel Rigout (10 May 1928 – 23 August 2014)[1] was a French politician. He served as Minister of Vocational Training from 1981 to 1984, under former President François Mitterrand.[2][3][4] From an early age, he was a member of the French Communist Party.[3][5][6][7] To improve vocational skills, while serving as a government minister, Rigout helped to set up some 800 centres called either PAIO or missions locales between 1982 and 1984 where youngsters were provided with vocational guidance.[8]

Bibliography[edit]

  • L'autre chance (1983)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "L'ancien ministre communiste Marcel Rigout est mort". lemonde.fr (in French). Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Maxwell Adereth, The French Communist party: a critical history (1920–1984), from Comintern to "the colours of France", Manchester University Press ND, 1984, p. 263 [1]
  3. ^ a b Laird Boswell, Rural communism in France, 1920–1939, Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1998, p. 35 [2]
  4. ^ David Scott Bell, François Mitterrand: a political biography, Polity, 2005, p.92 [3]
  5. ^ Moya Longstaffe, Heroism and passion in literature: studies in honour of Moya Longstaffe, Rodopi, 2004, p.263 [4]
  6. ^ Communisme 87 - Regards Sur Le Communisme Britanique, L'age d'homme, p.191 [5]
  7. ^ Joseph P. Morray, Grand disillusion: François Mitterrand and the French left, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997, p. 126 [6]
  8. ^ Lewis, H.D. (1985). The French Education System. Croom Helm. p. 95. ISBN 9780709916833. Retrieved 22 February 2015.