Party affiliation: Socialist
1st Secretary of Seine-Saint-Denis Socialist Federation, 1966-1968. Member of management committee of Socialist Party, 1967-1973. Departmental Councillor for Somme, since 1973.
Mayor of Roye, since 1977. Chairman of Finance Committee of Departmental Council, 197982. Deputy for Somme, 2nd constituency.
Montdidier, 1981, reelected 1986 and 1988. Member of Regional Council for Picardie, 1981-1986. Chairman of Finance Committee of Regional Council, 1981-1985.
Vice-chairman of National Assembly, 1987. Barrister; Secretary of Paris Pupillage Conference, 1970.