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Source : Luc ANTONINI
Queyranne has been the Regional President of the Rhône-Alpes since June 2002 and is a deputy in the National Assembly from the seventh district of Rhône. He is a member of the Socialist Party.
Queyranne replaced Charles Hernu in the National Assembly in 1981 when the latter was appointed to the government as Minister of Defense. He served in the National Assembly until 1993. In the 1997 legislative election, he was re-elected to the National Assembly and then joined the government as Secretary of State for the Overseas, under the Minister of the Interior. He remained in this position until he became Minister for Relations with Parliament on August 29, 2000, in which position he served until May 5, 2002.
He was Deputy Mayor (Adjoint au Maire) of Villeurbanne from March 1977 to June 1988, and he was subsequently Mayor of Bron from March 1989 to June 1997 and Deputy Mayor of Bron from June 1997 to April 2004. From March 18, 1985 to March 29, 1990, he was a member of the General Council of Rhône.
Queyranne was a member of the Regional Council of Rhône-Alpes from March 1978 to March 1979, from August 1981 to March 1986, and from March 1998 to July 2002. Since March 2004, he has been President of the Regional Council of Rhône-Alpes.
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