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 56)
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 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".


  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