MUSICAL CHAIRS – According to our information, Alain Juppé will announce Thursday that he will leave his chair of mayor at the Bordeaux city hall. He was appointed to the Constitutional Council by Richard Ferrand.

Alain Juppé and the city hall of Bordeaux, it's over. At least for the moment. The mayor of Bordeaux will be appointed by Richard Ferrand to the Constitutional Council. According to our information, the president of the National Assembly was to announce this appointment Wednesday, around 17 hours. An appointment coinciding with the renewal of three seats in late February. According to our information, the mayor of Bordeaux is expected to announce his resignation on Thursday at a press conference in his city.

In all, nine members sit on the Montpensier Street Council: this is a nine-year term renewed by thirds. Three members are appointed by decision of the President of the Republic, who also appoints the President of the Council. Three members are appointed by the President of the National Assembly and three others by the President of the Senate.

Retired from the national policy

After his defeat at the primary of the right in 2016, then that of the candidate LR François Fillon in the 2017 presidential election, Alain Juppe said he would devote himself to his local mandate, away from the national authorities of the right.

However, he has repeatedly demonstrated his support for the Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, and the reforms led by Emmanuel Macron, distancing itself at the same time with the line of Laurent Wauquiez.

The Elysee confirmed Thursday night at LCI, he would appoint former minister Jacques Mezard to the Constitutional Council. As for the Senate Speaker, Gérard Larcher, he declared at the same time that he would appoint the Senator LR of Cher François Pillet.



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