Stéphane Le Foll

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Stéphane Le Foll
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Stéphane Le Foll (2014)
French Minister of Agriculture
Assumed office
16 May 2012
President François Hollande
Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
Manuel Valls
Preceded by Bruno Le Maire
Government spokespeople
Assumed office
2 April 2014
President François Hollande
Prime Minister Manuel Valls
Preceded by Najat Vallaud-Belkacem
Personal details
Born (1960-02-03) 3 February 1960 (age 55)
Le Mans, France
Nationality French
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater University of Nantes

Stéphane Le Foll (French pronunciation: ​[ lə.fɔl] (born 3 February 1960) is a French politician for the Socialist Party. He has been Minister of Agriculture in the Ayrault Cabinet since 16 May 2012 .

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".


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