Party affiliation: Socialist Party
General Cnclr., South East Chartres, 1973-1988. Town Cnclr., Chartres, 1975. Mayor, Chartres, 1977.
Deputy. Chartres, 1978-1981. Member of Socialist Group in National Assembly. Member of Constitutive Assembly, Council of Europe.
Secretary of State for Energy, Ministry of Industry, May-Jun. 1981; Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, 1981-1983. Secretary of State, Ministry of the Interior and of Decentralisation of overseas territories, 1983-1986.
General Secretary, then ViccPres., Association of French Mayors, 1983. Deputy, Eure and Loire. since 1986.