Stéphane Le Foll

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Stéphane Le Foll
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Stéphane Le Foll (2014)
French Minister of Agriculture
In office
16 May 2012 – 10 May 2017
President François Hollande
Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
Manuel Valls
Bernard Cazeneuve
Preceded by Bruno Le Maire
Succeeded by Jacques Mézard
(Agriculture and Food)
Government spokespeople
In office
2 April 2014 – 10 May 2017
President François Hollande
Prime Minister Manuel Valls
Bernard Cazeneuve
Preceded by Najat Vallaud-Belkacem
Succeeded by Christophe Castaner
Personal details
Born (1960-02-03) 3 February 1960 (age 57)
Le Mans, France
Nationality French
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater University of Nantes

Stéphane Le Foll (French pronunciation: ​[ste.fan lə.fɔl] (born 3 February 1960) is a French politician for the Socialist Party. He has been Minister of Agriculture in the Cabinet of France under Prime Ministers Jean-Marc Ayrault and Manuel Valls, as well as Government Spokesperson under Valls.

Born in Le Mans, he was elected to the European Parliament for the Socialist Party, part of Party of European Socialists, in 2004 and served to 2012.[1]

He won a seat in the National Assembly in June 2012 and served to July 2012 when the deputy-elect replaced him.

As Minister of Agriculture he is in charge of reforming the Common Agricultural Policy. He also put an accent on "resocializing rural territories in France".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Your MEPs : Stéphane LE FOLL". Europa (web portal). Retrieved 29 August 2010. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Bruno Le Maire
Minister of Agriculture
2012–2017
Succeeded by
Jacques Mézard