Manuel Valls appointed France’s new Prime Minister [fr]

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Manuel Valls appointed France’s new Prime Minister, Speech by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic

On the recommendation of the Prime Minister, President Hollande has appointed the following ministers:

Mr Laurent FABIUS Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Mrs Ségolène ROYAL Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy
Mr Benoit HAMON Minister of Education and Research
Mrs Christiane TAUBIRA Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals
Mr Michel SAPIN Minister of Finance
Mr Arnaud MONTEBOURG Minister of Economy, Industrial Recovery and Digital Economy
Mrs Marisol TOURAINE Minister of Social Affairs
Mr François REBSAMEN Minister of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue
Mr Jean-Yves LE DRIAN Minister of Defence
Mr Bernard CAZENEUVE Minister of the Interior
Mrs Najat VALLAUD-BELKACEM Minister of Women’s Rights, Urban Planning, Youth Affairs and Sports
Mrs Marylise LEBRANCHU Minister of Administrative Reform, Decentralization and Civil Service
Mrs Aurélie FILIPPETTI Minister of Culture and Communication
Mr Stéphane LE FOLL Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry, Spokesperson of the Government
Mrs Sylvia PINEL Minister of Housing and Regional Equality
Mrs George PAU-LANGEVIN Minister of Overseas France


Ministers of State

Mr Jean-Marie Le Guen Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, attached to the Prime Minister
Mr Harlem Désir Minister of State for European Affairs, attached to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Ms Fleur Pellerin Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, attached to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Ms Annick Girardin Minister of State for Development and Francophony, attached to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Mr Frédéric Cuvillier Minister of State for Transport, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, attached to the Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy
Ms Geneviève Fioraso Minister of State for Higher Education and Research, attached to the Minister of National Education, Higher Education and Research
Mr Christian Eckert Minister of State for the Budget, attached to the Minister of Finance and Public Accounts
Ms Valérie Fourneyron Minister of State for Commerce, Self-Employed Traders, Consumer Affairs and the Social and Mutually-Supportive Economy, attached to the Minister of the Economy, Industrial Recovery and the Digital Economy
Ms Axelle Lemaire Minister of State for the Digital Economy, attached to the Minister of the Economy, Industrial Recovery and the Digital Economy
Mr Kader Arif Minister of State for Veterans and Remembrance, attached to the Minister of Defence
Mr André Vallini Minister of State for Regional Reform, attached to the Minister for Decentralization, Administrative Reform and the Civil Service
Ms Laurence Rossignol Minister of State for the Family, Senior Citizens and Adult Care, attached to the Minister of Social Affairs and Health
Ms Ségolène Neuville Minister of State for Disabled People and the Fight against Exclusion, attached to the Minister of Social Affairs and Health
Mr Thierry Braillard Minister of State for Sport, attached to the Minister for Women’s Rights, Urban Affairs, Youth and Sport

Bio-Data of Manuel Valls, Prime Minister of France:

Manuel Valls was born on 13 August 1962 in Barcelona.
He is married and has four children.
He was appointed Prime Minister on 31 March 2014.

Ministerial offices:

- Minister of the Interior, from 16 May 2012 to 31 March 2014

Elected offices:

- President of the Evry-Centre-Essonne agglomeration community, from 2008 to 2012
- Member of Parliament, French National Assembly, from the first constituency of Essonne, since 2002
- Mayor of Evry, from 2001 to 2012
- Vice-President of the Ile-de-France Regional Council, from 1998 to 2002
- Deputy Mayor of Argenteuil (Val d’Oise), in 1988
- Regional Councillor of Ile-de-France, from 1986 to 1992

Political offices:

- National Secretary for Communications of the Socialist Party, in 1995
- First Secretary of the Socialist Federation, in 1988

Career:

- Press and Communications In-charge, Prime Minister’s Office, from 1997 to 2001
- Interministerial deputy delegate for the Albertville Winter Olympics, from 1991 to 1993
- Mission in-charge, Prime Minister’s Office, from 1988 to 1991
- Parliamentary Attaché of the Member of Parliament from Ardèche Robert Chapuis, from 1983 to 1986

Latest publications:

- Sécurité, la gauche peut tout changer, 2011
- L’énergie du changement, 2011
- Pouvoir, 2010

Last modified on 28/08/2014

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