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André René Charles LAIGNEL

prime minister , Secretary

André René Charles LAIGNEL, French Secretary of State attached to the Prime Minister, responsible for Town and Country Planning.

Background

LAIGNEL, André René Charles was born on December 4, 1942 in Paris 14e, France. Parents: André Laignel and Marie-Yvonne Laignel (née Carré).

Education

University, Paris; Doctor of Law. Degree in political Science. Degree in public law.

Career

Mayor of Issoudun, since 1977. President of the general council of Indre, 1979-1985. Regional Councillor of central France, 1979-1986.

Elected Socialist Deputy of Indre, 1981, re-elected in 1986 and 1988, ceded seat to Jean-Claude Blin. President of the commission examining the bill on private education, 1984. National Secretary of the PS, responsible for the Treasury, 1987.

Secretary of State to the Minister of Social Issues and Employment, responsible for training, 1988. Secretary of State to the Minister for Labour, Employment and Vocational Training, 1988-1992. Minister of State responsible forTown and Country Planning.

Lecturer of constitutional law. University, Paris, since 1971.

Works

  • A la force des idées, 1987.

Membership

Clubs: founder member. Socialist Club, Renouveau, 1984.

Connections

Spouse Liliane Pernin, 1963. Children: Fabien.