VIVE LA FRANCE ! VIVE EDOUARD PHILLIPE !
place is part of the daily life of the prime minister of France, Edouard Phillipe.
So who is Edouard Philippe?
Mr Philippe is the mayor of the Normandy port of Le Havre. A relatively unknown politician, he is also a member of the mainstream-right LR party, whose candidate François Fillon was badly beaten in the first round of voting. The 46-year-old trained as a lawyer before working as public affairs director for the state nuclear group Areva between 2007 and 2010. He subsequently embarked on a political career, becoming an MP in 2012 and Le Havre’s Mayor in 2014.He was educated at Sciences Po – the prestigious Parisian university also attended by Mr Macron – where he briefly joined the left-wing socialist party, before progressively moving further to the right. He later attended École nationale d’administration – also attended by Mr Macron – cementing his place among the upper echelons of France’s political elite.
photo by Georgie Jolie, Intl. fashion/lifestyle correspondent for British Thoughts Magazine.