PARTI SOCIALISTE - PARTI RADICAL DE GAUCHE-MOUVEMENT DES CITOYENS
*BERES Pervenche b. 10.3.1957. 1981-1992 official in the
National Assembly. Various Socialist party posts from 1993. MEP since 1994 and leader of
French Socialist delegation to the European Parliament since 1987. Vice President of the
*CARLOTTI Marie-Arlette b. 21.1.1952. Posts in the Young
Socialist movement from 1972. Other party posts since 1983. Elected General Councillor and
Regional Councillor in March 1998, but has resigned the latter post. MEP since 1996.
*CAUDRON Gérard b. 27.2.1945. Mayor of Villeneuve-d'Ascq
since 1977. Founder of "Citizen of Europe" association in 1989 and chair of
European Movement since 1998. MEP since 1989 and chair since 1994 of EP Delegation for
Relations with Israel.
*DARRAS Danielle b. 22.12.1943. Management secretary. Deputy
Mayor of Lievin. Local councillor and Vice-Chair of Pas-de-Calais regional council. MEP
*DARY Michel b. 20.9.1945. Company director. Regional
councillor. First Vice-President of Radical Left Party. MEP since 1994.
DÉSIR Harlem Aged 39. Former President of "SOS
Racisme". Member of the Economic and Social Council.
*DUHAMEL Olivier b. 2.5.1950. University lecturer in law and
political science. Adviser to President of Constitutional Council (1983-1995). Member of
Advisory Council for the revision of the la Constitution (1992-1993). Member of National
Advisory Committee on Human Rights since 1994. Founder and director of various journals
and consulative groups. MEP since June 1997.
FRUTEAU Jean-Claude b. 6.6.1947. First Federal Secretary of
PS of La Réunion since 1981. General Councillor (1982) and mayor of Saint-Benoît since
1983. Second Vice-President of La Réunion General Council 1994-1998.
*GAROT Georges b. 1936. Farmer. National Secretary of the
party. MEP since 1997.
GILLIG Marie-Hélène b. 15.3.1946. Local councillor. Deputy
mayor 1989-1997 then first deputy mayor of Strasbourg. Deputy chair of Urban Community of
Strasbourg since 1989.
GUY-QUINT Catherine b. 1.9.1949. Teacher (1973-1978).
Manager of consultancy (1981- 1992) and of construction company (1986-1992). Local
councillor (1982-1989). Member of Federal Bureau of PS (1984). Mayor since 1989. Various
party posts and also Deputy Secretary General of Association of French Mayors.
HAZAN Adeline Aged 43. Lawyer. Adviser to Ministry of
Employment and Solidarity since June 1997. Party posts since since 1994. Regional
councillor since March 1998. President of Magistrates' Union (1986-1990).
**HOLLANDE François b. 12.8.1954. Auditor. Special
assistant to the French President (1981-1982) and Director of ministerial private offices
(1983). Elected to national parliament in 1988. Vice-President of Limousin Regional
Council since April 1998. First Secretary of Socialist Party since November 1997.
*LALUMIERE Catherine b. 3.8.1935. Local councillor. Former
minister and former member national parliament. Former Secretary General of the Council of
Europe. Former member national parliament. MEP since 1994.
*LIENEMANN Marie-Noëlle b. 12.7.1951. Teacher. Deputy mayor
(1972-1989) then mayor of Athis-Mons (since 1989). Member of national parliament
1988-1992. Minister for housing and the quality of life (1992-1993). Vice-president of
association of mayors of France. Senior party posts. MEP since 1997.
NAþR Sami Aged 52. Lecturer and
writer in political science. Specialist in the areas of immigration, integration and
PATRIE Béatrice b. 12.5.1957. Barrister (1979-1981).
Magistrate (1981-1996). Adviser to private office of Jean-Pierre Chevènement, Minister of
the Interior (responsible for legal affairs and civil liberties). Vice-President of
Citizens' Movement since 1994.
POIGNANT Bernard b. 19.9.1945. Teacher (1967-1995). Various
posts in the Member of Socialist party. Steering Committee of Socialist Party since 1981.
Former national MP and local and regional representative. Mayor of Quimper since March
1989 and Secretary General of Association of French Mayors since 1998.
*ROCARD Michel b. 23.8.1930. Inspector of Finances. Various
ministerial posts since 1981. Prime Minister 1988-91. Former leader of the Socialist
Party. Mayor of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. MEP since 1994 and chair of Development
Committee in outgoing parliament.
ROURE Martine b. 28.9.1948. Teacher. Deputy head of school
in an "education priority area". Specialist in education and child law. Member
of PS Federal Council since 1986 and alternate member of National Council (1992- 1994).
Member of CFDT trade union.
SAVARY Gilles b. 6.12.1954. Teacher. Economic adviser and
head of private office in regional and national government.
ZIMERAY François Aged 37. Barrister. Mayor and General
Councillor of Petit Quévilly.
RASSEMBLEMENT POUR LA FRANCE ET L'INDÉPENDANCE DE L'EUROPE (National/Anti-EU)
ABITBOL William b. 6.9.1949. President of Demain la France.
Director of Collège d'Etudes Politiques (Leonardo da Vinci university programme).
*BERTHU Georges b. 14.5.1950. Civil servant.
Secretary-General of UAP International (1987-1990). MEP since 1994 (Vice-Chair of
Institutional Affairs Committee).
CAULLERY Isabelle b. 17.8.1955. Local councillor since 1995
and regional councillor since 1996.
COUTEAUX Paul-Marie b. 31.7.1956. Public official. Since
1995 lecturer at the Institute of European Studies at Paris University VIII. Lecturer at
the School of International Studies. Member of the French Committee for UNESCO.
GARAUD Marie-France b. 6.3.1934. Senior adviser at Court of
Auditors since 1998. President of Institut international de géopolitique (1982).
KUNTZ Florence b. 9.6.1969. Teaches at Lyon III University.
RPR Regional Councillor of Rhône-Alpes.
de LA PERRIERE Thierry b. 1.1.1953. Lieutenant Colonel. Head
of Philippe de Villiers' private office on Vendée Regional Council (1992- 1999).
MARCHIANI Jean-Charles b. 6.8.1943. Prefect of the Var
region (1995-1997). Prefect and Secretary General of Paris Defence Area (1997). French
trade adviser since 1989.
MONTFORT Elizabeth b. 29.6.1954 in Nantes. Vice-President of
Regional Council of Auvergne. Local councillor, Rion.
PASQUA Charles b. 18.4.27. Businessman. Member of Union pour
la Nouvelle République. Co-founder of RPR. Senator. Chair of RPR Group. Various
ministerial posts 1986 and 1993-1995. President of General Council of Hauts-de-Seine.
*SOUCHET Dominique b. 9.7.1946. Diplomat. Regional
councillor, Loire. Mayor of Luçon. Delegate of President of Regional Council for Marine
Fisheries. MEP since 1994 (Vice-Chair of Group of Independents for a Europe of Nations and
Vice-Chair of EP Fisheries Committee).
THOMAS-MAURO Nicole b. 6.6.1951. Organiser of family
associations. Regional coordinator of Mouvement pour la France.
**de VILLIERS Philippe b. 25.3.1949. Minister of State at
Ministry of Culture and Communications (1986-1987). MP for Vendée (1987-1994). MEP
(1994-1997). Leader of Movement for France. Re-elected to National Assembly in 1997.
President of General Council of Vendée.
RASSEMBLEMENT POUR LA REPUBLIQUE: DEMOCRATIE LIBERALE (Centre Right)
DAUL Joseph b. 13.4.1947. Farmer. Chair of National
Cattle Federation. Vice-Chair of FNSEA (French Federation of Farmers' Unions). Chair of
Working Party on Meat of the Committee of Agricultural Organisations in the EU. Mayor of
*GROSSETÊTE Françoise b. 17.5.1946. Deputy Mayor of
Saint-Etienne. National secretary for Equal Opportunities and Member of Political Bureau
of Liberal Democracy. MEP since 1994.
*HERMANGE Marie-Thérèse b. 17.9.1947. Deputy Mayor of
Paris, responsible for children and the family. MEP since 1994.
*JEAN-PIERRE Thierry b. 27.7.1955. Investigating magistrate.
Founder of Forum for Justice, an association seeking to bring about the independence of
the judiciary. MEP since 1994.
*KAROUTCHI Roger b. 26.8.1951. Vice-President of Regional
Council of Ile-de-France. MEP since October 1997.
**MADELIN Alain b. 23.3.1946. Leader of Liberal Democracy.
MP for and Mayor of Redon (Brittany). Various ministerial posts since 1986. Chair of
Association for Individual Initiative and Enterprise.
MARTIN Hugues b. 2.1.1942. Insurance consultant. First Deputy
Mayor of Bordeaux. Vice- chair of Urban Community of Bordeaux, responsible for transport,
and Chair of Tourist Office. General councillor of Gironde.
NOVELLI Hervé b. 6.3.1949. Managing director of family firm.
Vice-President of General Council of Indre-et-Loire. Vice-Chair of UDF Group.
SAÏFI Tokia b. 11.7.1959. Founder
in 1986 of the association "Espace-Intégration" and in 1999 of national
movement to encourage equality and involvement in politics of French people of immigrant
**SARKOZY Nicolas b. 28.1.1955. Acting leader of the RPR.
Member of the national parliament and Mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine. Lawyer. Minister for the
SUDRE Margie b. 17.10.1943. Former Minister of State for La
Francophonie. Regional councillor of La Réunion.
de VEYRAC Christine b. 6.11.1959. Responsibility for European
Affairs under President Giscard d'Estaing.
LES VERTS (Greens)
AUROI Danielle Aged 54. Teacher. Trade union organiser.
Member of Greens since 1988. Regional councillor since March 1998. Deputy mayor, with
responsibility for participatory democracy and the quality of life.
BOUMEDIENNE-THIERY Aged 42. Leader of Group of Associations
of Young People
Immigrant Origin (1986). Administrator of EU Migrants' Forum (1987- 1992). Founder of
Radio Féminin Pluriel in Ile de France (1992-1993). Local councillor in 1995. Joined
Greens in 1998.
*COHN-BENDIT Daniel b. 4.4.1945. Journalist. Founder of
Frankfurt magazine Pflasterstrand. Member of German Greens since 1984. Deputy mayor of
Frankfurt, responsible for multicultural affairs (1989- 1997). MEP since 1994.
FLAUTRE Hélène Aged 40. Teacher. Local councillor
1989-1992. Worked in the Regional Council.
ISLER BEGUIN Marie-Anne b. 30.6.1956. Teacher 1979-1981.
Founder of ECOLOR consultancy, specialising in environmental issues (1981). MEP 1989-1994.
Vice-President of European Parliament 1991-1994. Spokesperson for French Greens since
LIPIETZ Alain b. 19.9.1947. Civil engineer. Lecturer.
Regional councillor 1992-1994. National spokesperson for Greens (March 1997-November
ONESTA Gérard b. 5.8.1960. Architect. Joined Greens in
1986. Co-founder of European Federation of Young Ecologists 1988. MEP 1991-1994.
Represented European Parliament at the Earth Summit. National spokesperson for the Greens
PIETRASANTA Yves b. 19.8.1939. Chemical engineer. Teacher.
Mayor of Mèze since 1977 and Vice-President of General Council of Hérault. Founder of
Ecologist Party. Joined Greens in November 1997. President of French Institute of the
Environment until 1995.
ROD Didier Claude Aged 48. Doctor. Joined PSU (Unified
Socialist Party) in 1969. Party posts 1986-1990. Joined Greens in 1992. Spokesperson of
Greens in Ile de France (1994-1997).
UNION POUR LA DEMOCRATIE FRANCAISE (Centre)
**BAYROU François b. 1951. Leader of New UDF since
September 1998. President of Regional Council of Pyrénées-Atlantiques since 1992.
MP for Pyrénées-Atlantiques (elected in 1986, 1988, 1993 and 1997). National Education
*BOURLANGES Jean-Louis b. 13.7.1946. Advisory Judge to French
Court of Auditors. Chair of European Movement (France) since 1995. Regional councillor of
Haute-Normandie (1986-98). MEP since 1989.
CORNILLET Thierry b. 1951. Mayor of Montélimar since 1989.
Vice-President of Regional Council of Rhône-Alpes.
*DECOURRIERE Francis b. 22.11.1936. Director of sales and
marketing. Leader of New UDF (Northern Region). Member of programming committees for
structural funds. Member of Association for Development of Valenciennes. MEP since 1994.
*FONTAINE Nicole b. 16.1.1942. Deputy
Secretary-General then Delegate General on French Catholic Education Board (1972-1984).
Member of Political Bureau of New UDF and Chair of New UDF Committee for Relations with
European Institutions. MEP since 1984 (Vice- President since 1989; First Vice-President
since 1994; Standing Member of Conciliation Committee; Chair of EP Delegation to COSAC
(Conference of European Affairs Committees).
FOURTOU Janelly b. 1939. Local councillor of
Neuilly-sur-Seine since 1983, responsible for housing, then employment.
LAMASSOURE Alain b. 1944. Conseiller Maître to French Court of
Auditors. Minister- Delegate for European Affairs (1993-1995). Minister-Delegate for the
Budget (1995- 1997). Former MEP (1989-1993). Mayor of Anglet. Deputy leader of New UDF.
MORILLON Philippe b. 1935. Army general. Commander of
UNPROFOR in Bosnia- Hercegovina (1992-93). Commander of FAR (Rapid Reaction Force)
(1994-96). Chair of Intermininsterial Committee of 12th World Youth Congress in Paris
de SARNEZ Marielle b. 1951. Delegate-General, UDF
organisation. Member of Secretariat of States General of the opposition (1989). Technical
adviser, then head of private office, of Minister of Education (1993- 97).
PARTI COMMUNISTE FRANCAIS (Communists)
*AINARDI Sylviane b. 19.12.1947. Teacher. Local and
regional councillor and member of Central Committee of French Communist Party. MEP since
BOUDJENAH Yasmine b. 21.12.1970. Former local councillor.
Former national secretary of young communist students. Former member national youth body
of young communists.
FRAISSE Geneviève Aged 50. Director of Research Unit.
Former member of government for Women's Rights movement.
HUE Robert b. 19.10.1946. Mayor of
Montignies-les-Cormeilles. Former general councillor. National secretary of the party.
Member of national party since 1977.
SYLLA Fodé b. 23.1.1963. Young
Christian Workers activist. Former President 'SOS Racisme'.
*WURTZ Francis b. 3.1.1948. Teacher. Various party posts.
Secretary Committee for the Defence of Freedom and Human Rights. MEP since 1979.
CHASSE, PÊCHE, NATURE, TRADITIONS (CPNT) (Pro Hunting)
BERNIÉ Jean-Louis 45 years old. Regional Councillor of
Pays de la Loire. Director of Loire-Atlantique Hunting Association.
BUTEL Yves 50 years old.
Physiotherapist. Deputy mayor of Abbeville. President of Hunting Federation of the Somme.
ESCLOPÉ Alain 57 years old. Headmaster. President of
Hunting Federation of Pyrénées-Orientales. Regional Councillor of Languedoc Roussillon.
Member of National Executive Committee of CPNT.
MATHIEU Véronique 43 years old. Vice-President and founder
of association of private gamekeepers. Administrator of association of big game hunters.
RAYMOND Michel 48 years old. Vice-President of Burgundy
Regional Council (Delegate for Agriculture and the Environment). President of Saune et
Loire Association of Water Game Hunters and Vice-President of Saune et Loire Hunting
Federation. Secretary General of CPNT.
SAINT-JOSSE Jean 53 years old. Company director. Regional
councillor. Mayor of Coarraze. Founding president of CPNT (1989).
FRONT NATIONAL (Far Right)
*DE GAULLE Charles b. 25.9.1948. International lawyer.
MEP since 1993.
*GOLLNISCH Bruno J-J.M. b. 28.1.1950. Lawyer. University
professor specialising in Japanese. Regional councillor. Vice-president of Group. MEP
*LANG Carl b. 20.9.1957.
Physiotherapist. President of Group. Regional councillor. MEP since 1989.
*LE PEN Jean-Marie b. 20.6.1928. Company director. Founder
and President of the Party. Former member of national Parliament. MEP since 1984. Leader
of the Right Group in the European Parliament.
*MARTINEZ Jean-Claude b. 30.7.1945. University lecturer.
Regional counsellor. Former member of the national parliament. MEP since 1989.
LUTTE OUVRIÈRE - LIGUE COMMUNISTE RÉVOLUTIONNAIRE (LO- LCR) (Communists)
BORDES Armonia b. 1945. Employee at Roussel-Uclaf since
1971. Member of Bobigny Industrial Tribunal for 9 years.
CAUQUIL Chantal 50 years old. Worker. Communications officer
for "Assurances générale de France". Member of National Executive of Lutte
KRIVINE Alain 57 years old. Journalist. Joined French
Communist Party in 1959. Expelled in 1965. In 1974 founded "Ligue communiste
révolutionnaire", of which he is the spokesman.
LAGUILLER Arlette b. 1940. Started work for Crédit Lyonnais
at age 16. Joined PSU (Unified Socialist Party) in 1960. Joined Lutte ouvrière after
events of May 1968. Member of National Executive of Lutte ouvrière since it was founded.
Local councillor of Lilas (1995) and Regional Councillor of Ile de France (1998). In early
VACHETTA Roseline 47 years old. Special-needs teacher.
Member of National Executive of "Ligue communiste révolutionnaire". Member of
CGT trade union. Coordinator for prevention of petty crime in Grenoble and leading member
of Ras l'front (movement set up to combat the Front national).
**member of national parliament