Municipal : Gérald Darmanin elected mayor of Tourcoing - The Point

the minister of The Action and of the public Accounts Gérald Darmanin has been elected on Saturday morning mayor of Tourcoing (North) by the city council, held

Municipal : Gérald Darmanin elected mayor of Tourcoing - The Point

the minister of The Action and of the public Accounts Gérald Darmanin has been elected on Saturday morning mayor of Tourcoing (North) by the city council, held behind closed doors but broadcast on social networks.

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Saturday morning, Gérald Darmanin has been elected without surprise by the city council by 46 votes out of 53, and was immediately proclaimed mayor by the dean of age, Jean-Marie Vuylsteker. The latter was entrusted with the keys to the city by the minister since February 2019, after the death of Didier Droart, faithful among the faithful of Gérald Darmanin.

"Mayor, part-time minister to part-time..."

The minister was then wearing the scarf habs, particularly in the presence of his friend, the president of the regional council of the Hauts-de-France Xavier Bertrand (ex-RL). "Mayor or minister, you need to choose. Ah, no, since the president Macron has given you permission to free yourself from rules and to combine the two positions, evidence of his interest obvious to the relationship of proximity and the local life ", had ironisé at the beginning of the municipal council, the elected opposition Rémi Meurin (national Gathering).

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" Gérald Darmanin, during this campaign, you have lied knowingly to the inhabitants (...) in Spite of appearances, you will not really mayor. Mayor, part-time minister to part-time... " the accused Rémi Meurin. The minister-the mayor has indicated that, while it was, it would only affect "of course not" allowances for the municipal, which he will donate to the humane Society (SPA). In 2014, Gérald Darmanin, under the label UMP, had ripped off the city to the PS. He has been a member since 2017 of The Republic in march.

Updated Date: 23 May 2020, 05:33

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