Manuel Valls appointed France’s new Prime Minister


Manuel Valls appointed France’s new Prime Minister, Speech by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic

On the recommendation of the Prime Minister, President Hollande has appointed the following ministers:

Mr Laurent FABIUS Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Mrs Ségolène ROYAL Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy
Mr Benoit HAMON Minister of Education and Research
Mrs Christiane TAUBIRA Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals
Mr Michel SAPIN Minister of Finance
Mr Arnaud MONTEBOURG Minister of Economy, Industrial Recovery and Digital Economy
Mrs Marisol TOURAINE Minister of Social Affairs
Mr François REBSAMEN Minister of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue
Mr Jean-Yves LE DRIAN Minister of Defence
Mr Bernard CAZENEUVE Minister of the Interior
Mrs Najat VALLAUD-BELKACEM Minister of Women’s Rights, Urban Planning, Youth Affairs and Sports
Mrs Marylise LEBRANCHU Minister of Administrative Reform, Decentralization and Civil Service
Mrs Aurélie FILIPPETTI Minister of Culture and Communication
Mr Stéphane LE FOLL Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry, Spokesperson of the Government
Mrs Sylvia PINEL Minister of Housing and Regional Equality
Mrs George PAU-LANGEVIN Minister of Overseas France

Bio-Data of Manuel Valls, Prime Minister of France:

Manuel Valls was born on 13 August 1962 in Barcelona.
He is married and has four children.
He was appointed Prime Minister on 31 March 2014.

Ministerial offices:

- Minister of the Interior, from 16 May 2012 to 31 March 2014

Elected offices:

- President of the Evry-Centre-Essonne agglomeration community, from 2008 to 2012
- Member of Parliament, French National Assembly, from the first constituency of Essonne, since 2002
- Mayor of Evry, from 2001 to 2012
- Vice-President of the Ile-de-France Regional Council, from 1998 to 2002
- Deputy Mayor of Argenteuil (Val d’Oise), in 1988
- Regional Councillor of Ile-de-France, from 1986 to 1992

Political offices:

- National Secretary for Communications of the Socialist Party, in 1995
- First Secretary of the Socialist Federation, in 1988


- Press and Communications In-charge, Prime Minister’s Office, from 1997 to 2001
- Interministerial deputy delegate for the Albertville Winter Olympics, from 1991 to 1993
- Mission in-charge, Prime Minister’s Office, from 1988 to 1991
- Parliamentary Attaché of the Member of Parliament from Ardèche Robert Chapuis, from 1983 to 1986

Latest publications:

- Sécurité, la gauche peut tout changer, 2011
- L’énergie du changement, 2011
- Pouvoir, 2010

Last modified on 02/05/2014

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