Party affiliation: Group of The European People's Party
Member of the political board of the Union for French Democracy, since 1984. Deputy for Pyrénées Atlantiques, since 1986. Member of the European Parliament for, since 1989.
National Spokesman for the Union for French Democracy, 1988-1989. Adviser to Revenue Court, Paris, 1968-1973 and 1981-1986. Technical adviser. Ministry of Culture, 1973-1974, Ministry of Finance, 1974-1976, Ministry of Infrastructure, 1977-1978.
Technical adviser. Office of President of the Republic, 1978-1981.