Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Secretary, PS, Angoulême, 1975. Town Councillor and then Mayor, Angoulême, 1977-1989. Deputy, PS, Angoulême, since 1978.
Secretary of State in charge of Territorial Collectives, Ministry of the Interior, 1988. Member, National Commission for Foreign Affairs. Former Secretary, Office of the National Assembly.
Former General Councillor, Charente, 1988.