Marilyn Schiappa, Jean-Michel Blanquer, Barbara Bombelli … Figures of the Unrevamped Castex Government

Some were announced upon departure, others wanted to turn the page on ministerial responsibilities. All this marks the first five-year term for Emmanuel Macron. Several heavyweights from Jan Castex’s government have yet to be reassigned to the first government team led by Elizabeth Bourne announced Friday 20 May. Among them: Barbara Bombelli, Jean-Michel Blanquer, Julien Denormandy, Marilyn Schiappa, Jean-Yves Le Drian, or even Florence Parly.

In addition to these personalities, sixteen other Ministers and Ministers of State were not renewed: Roslyn Bachelot (Culture), Annick Girardin (Sea), Frederic Vidal (Higher Education and Research), Elizabeth Moreno (Equality, Diversity), Emmanuel Wargon (Housing ), Jean-Baptiste Djbari (transportation), Roxana Maricinho (sport), Genevieve Dariusc (veterans), Nadia Hay (city), Sophie Cluzel (disability), Bringer Apa (environmental transformation), Sarah El-Hairy (youth), Cedric O (digital) , Laurent Pietraszewski (Pensions), Joël Giraud (rurality), and Adrien Taquet (Childhood and Family).

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Barbara Bombelli Makes Room for Environmental Transformation

It had succeeded in establishing itself as a Macaroni heavyweight by embodying its environmental wing, but it had disappeared from the government team when Emmanuel Macron wanted to press the accelerator on environmental transformation.

If some regularly wish to question his loyalty to the head of state, mme Pompele was the first member of Bernard Cazeneuve’s government, at the end of François Hollande’s five-year term, to support candidate Emmanuel Macron in March 2017.

The 46-year-old former environment deputy carried the climate law into 2021 after a citizens’ agreement. His biggest achievement in the field of weapons but also a symbol of Macron’s big gap in ecology. Co-pilot of a small party of the left wing of the majority, she is a candidate for the legislative elections in the Somme.

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Jean-Michel Blanquer retires on longevity record

After a five-year tenure on the rue du Grenelle – a record under VAnd Republic – Jean-Michel Blanquer can boast of pushing baccalaureate reform, dividing CP and CE1 classes into priority areas of education, and working to keep schools as open as possible despite Covid.

He also had to direct the assassination of Samuel Baty, a professor of history and geography who was beheaded in October 2020.

but this “Technique”, He is criticized for his rigor and excessive taste for communication, evoking mistrust and even disapproval on the part of much of the teaching world and the left. He claims to be an opponent of “rosary” and “Islamic leftism”, seeking to continue the political adventure by launching the battle for the legislative elections in the Loire.

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Julian Dinormandy wants to dedicate himself to his family

Devoted from the first hour to Emmanuel Macron, Julien Denormandy has been Minister of Agriculture and Food since July 2020 having held the positions of Minister Responsible for City and Housing and Secretary of State to Minister for Regional Cohesion since 2017.

Highly regarded by the agricultural scientist, the 40-year-old is a bridge, water and forest engineer by training, and has been less popular among environmentalists, who have criticized him for being only the spokesperson for the FNSEA and the agricultural industry.

Mr. Dinormandy has regularly announced as a possible successor to Alexis Koller, the powerful General Secretary of the Elysee, that he wants to devote more time to his family.

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Jean-Yves Le Drian, Grognard’s departure from the Quai d’Orsay

After ten years in the executive branch, five years as defense minister under Hollande, then five at the Quai d’Orsay, the 74-year-old prime minister, hangs up the phone in the midst of an international crisis. Coming from the Socialist Party, Brittany’s political baron, nicknamed “The Crusher”And He was number two in the government.

The fight against jihadists in Iraq, Syria and Mali, the diplomatic estrangement with Bamako, the submarine crisis with Australia, the global pandemic, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia: Mr. Le Drian had to confront rising tensions at the international level against the backdrop of the multilateral crisis.

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Florence Parly leaves armies in the midst of war in Ukraine

Florence Parley, 59, left the Ministry of the Armed Forces, which she has led since 2017. Secretary of State for Budget Affairs under Lionel Jospin from 2000 to 2002, this sober figure stubbornly fought for a strong increase in the means of the armies. In recent months, it has had to deal with the fiasco over the massive French submarine contract with Australia, the withdrawal of the Barkhane force from Mali, and the war in Ukraine.

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Marilyn Schiappa, the departure of a media personality

At the time of the #metoo wave, Marilyn Schiappa, who was the Minister of State in charge of women’s equality and anti-discrimination, had held the position of Minister Delegate to the Minister since the summer of 2020. Responsible for citizenship.

A media personality in Emmanuel Macron’s first five-year term for his commitment to combating sexual and gender-based violence, however, she saw her star fade after her visit to Beauvau under Gerald Darmanin. She has several books, including Is this a good situation, Minister? Last.

The world with AFP

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