Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Co-founder, Socialist Research and Education Centre (CERES), 1966. PS National Secretary for Federations and Business. 197175; councillor, Paris, since 1971.
Member, PS management committee. Chairman, Socialist Group, Paris council, since 1977. Member of the European Parliament, 1979-1981.
Regional Councillor, Ile-de-France, 1981-1986. Deputy, Paris, 1981 reelected 1986, 1988. Deputy Chairman, National Assembly Socialist Group, 1981-1988.
Member council. University of Paris I. National Secretary. PS world of work. Deputy Chairman, National Federation of Elected Socialists and Republicans, 1985-1987.
Chairman, Socialist Group, Paris Council, since 1983. Secretary of State to Minister of Transport, responsible for Maritime and Road Transport, 1988. Secretary of State to Ministry of Transport and Waterways, responsible for Road Transport, 1988-1992.
Minister of State responsible for Road and River Transport, since 1992. Central inspector, PTT, 1955-1971. Co-founder and deputy editor.
Socialisme et République. Deputy Chairman, Socialist Solidarity Association, since 1987. Director. International Paris Dance Festival.
Director, Paris Transport Union. since 1983.