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Dr. Philippe MOUREAUX

Minister of Social Affairs

Dr. Philippe MOUREAUX, Belgian Minister of Social Affairs. Suzanne Tassier price (U.L.B., 1961); Léon Leclère price, 1973.

Background

MOUREAUX, Dr. Philippe was born on April 12, 1939 in Etterbeek, Belgium.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy and Arts (History section).

Career

Councillor in Cabinet of Deputy Prime Minister, 1972-1973. Assigned to the Cabinet of Prime Minister, 197374. Leader of Deputy Prime Minister Léon Hurez’s Cabinet, 1977-1979.

Leader of Deputy Prime Minister Guy Spitaels' Cabinet, 1979-1980. Member of PS Committee. Minister of the Interior and of Institutional Reforms, 1980.

Minister of Justice and of Institutional Reforms, 1980-1981. Deputy for Brussels, November since 1981. Local Councillor for MolenbeekSt. Jean.

Ministerial Pres, of the Executive (French Sector), responsible for Cultural Affairs, Budget and Foreign Affairs, 1981-1985. Ministerial Pres, of the Executive (French Sector), February 1988 until May 1988. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for the Brussels Region and Institution Reforms, responsible for the re-structuring of the Ministry of National Education, May since 1988, Jan since 1989.

Teacher at Woluwe-Saint-Pierre Royal Secondary School, 1961-1962. Assistant and then in charge of Professeur De Sturler’s work, Université libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels), 1967-1971. Lecturer at Université libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels), 1979.

Director Emile Vandervelde Institute.

Works

  • Author of various articles and works, concentrating particularly on the economic history of the Austrian Netherlands.

Politics

parti Socialiste (PS, Socialist Party)