Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Mayor of Isbergues, since 1965. Deputy, PS, Pas-de-Calais (8th constituency: Saint-Omer), 1973, re-elected 1978, 1981, 1986, 1988. District Councillor of canton of Norrent-Fontes, re-elected 1976, 1982.
Vice-President of the National Assembly, 1978-1979. President of District Council of Pas-deCalais, since 1981. Teacher, college of general education.