Minister of the Sea (France)

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The Minister of the Sea is a cabinet member in the Government of France. The position has frequently been combined with the positions of Minister of Transport, Minister of Public Works ("Ministre de l'Equipement"), Minister of Housing ("Logement"), Minister of Tourism and Minister of Territorial Development ("Aménagement du territoire").

Alain Vidalies has been Secretary of State for Transport, the Sea and Fisheries (Secrétaire d'État chargé des Transports, de la Mer et de la Pêche) since August 2014.[1] The post is a junior minister of cabinet rank within the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy.

Ministers of the Sea (1981 - present)[edit]

  • 25 August 2014 - present : Alain Vidalies (as Secretary of State for Transport, the Sea and Fisheries)
  • 2 April 2014 - 24 August 2014 : Frédéric Cuvillier (as Secretary of State for Transport, the Sea and Fisheries)
  • 20 June 2012 - 31 March 2014 : Frédéric Cuvillier (as Minister for Transport, the Sea and Fisheries)
  • 16 May 2012 - 18 June 2012 : Frédéric Cuvillier (as Minister for Transport and the Maritime Economy)
  • 23 June 2009 - 13 May 2010 : Jean-Louis Borloo (as Minister for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and the Sea)
  • 31 May 2005 - 17 May 2007 : Dominique Perben (as Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Tourism and the Sea)
  • 30 March 2004 - 31 May 2005 : François Goulard (as Secretary of State for Transport and the Sea)
  • 17 June 2002 - 30 March 2004 : Dominique Bussereau (as Secretary of State for Transport and the Sea)
  • 7 May 2002 - 17 June 2002 : Nicole Ameline
  • 2 avril 1992 - 28 March 1993 : Charles Josselin
  • 15 May 1991 - 31 March 1992 : Jean-Yves Le Drian
  • 23 June 1988 - 15 May 1991 : Jacques Mellick
  • 10 May 1988 - 23 June 1988 : Louis Le Pensec
  • 20 March 1986 - 10 May 1988 : Ambroise Guellec
  • 23 March 1983 - 20 March 1986 : Guy Lengagne (as Secretary of State responsible for the sea within the Department of Transport)
  • 22 May 1981 – 22 March 1983 : Louis Le Pensec

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biographie d'Alain Vidalies". Ministry of the Environment, Energy and the Sea. 17 February 2016.