Redesign : Barbara Pompili appointed minister of the ecological Transition - The Point

Named Monday, 6 July 2020 minister of the ecological Transition, the member LREM of the Sum, and former secretary of State Barbara Pompili, 45 years, is an envi

Redesign : Barbara Pompili appointed minister of the ecological Transition - The Point

Named Monday, 6 July 2020 minister of the ecological Transition, the member LREM of the Sum, and former secretary of State Barbara Pompili, 45 years, is an environmentalist and " reformist ", the former of EELV, which attempts to give a voice to sensitivity green in "walkers" not always to be converted. Barbara Pompili served as its chair since 2017 the commission on sustainable Development of the national Assembly, capitalizing on his experience as secretary of State for Biodiversity between February 2016 and may 2017.

discrete, or in withdrawal at the outset, as to better leave the place to the "new world" at the Palais Bourbon, it has developed within the commission and beyond a network of pro-environment. To try to weigh more, after a first part of the quinquennium below his expectations, she has recently created, with the ex-chiraquien Hugues renson explained, the association "In Common" which brings together some fifty members LREM social sensitivity and ecological.

A "big bosseuse"

"This is a big bosseuse, someone who has always for purpose to gather people around projects," lauds a former employee. And if "it is not a rebellious" in the soul, it is not " blessed-yes-yes ". It is, for example, was not the beginning of 2019 on the text of the controversial " anti-thugs ". For the municipal at Amiens, it was on the list of Christophe Porquier, his companion ex-EELV, left to face the candidate of IDU supported by LREM. Mixed on the results of the 'Convention' on climate at the end of June, it cautioned that its success " will depend on how we will collectively transform the test of political will ". According to the mp LREM Sonia Krimi, itself sometimes insubordinate, Barbara Pompili " reconciling freedom of speech and authority ".

After a childhood in Liévin (Pas-de-Calais) and in the mining area, this daughter of a teacher with children with disabilities studies at the IEP of Lille and adheres to the Greens in 2000. She became the associate parliamentary deputy Yves Cochet, that she describes as her " mentor ". In 2002, she was responsible for relations with the press during the presidential election campaign of Noël Mamère.

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"Green recycled"

In 2012, she is elected as member of the Sum in the constituency including the city of Amiens. With François de Rugy, elected in the Loire-Atlantic, she established a co-presidency new the new environmental group. "She has continued in the ideas while keeping a great freshness and staying honest and direct," he acknowledged, then François de Rugy. "This is not because I am a young woman, a conservationist, "blonde, with a strong chest," as some would say, that I must be silent, "said 2012 in the Post Picard that sometimes nicknamed "Barbie" by his own colleagues. "Politics is a profession where there is a blinder," says this woman in a point against sexism in politics, divorced and mother of a daughter.

In may 2016, it will tackle, however, "the injunction to be a "victim" of Denis Baupin, who at the time was accused of sexual assault on fellow environmentalists, before the case is closed with no action. Under the previous legislature, she knocked sometimes on the government, particularly due to some budgetary choices, or to the detriment of the environment, and increasingly on his fellow EELV. The break is consumed at the end of September 2015 when Barbara Pompili, after François de Rugy and Jean-Vincent Placed, leaves the party in which she no longer recognizes.

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from 2016, placed in the government alongside Ségolène Royal, Barbara Pompili done to definitively adopt the act for the reconquest of the biodiversity. In march 2017, despite the pronouncements of the Prime minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, to the government team, she was the first to publicly support Emmanuel Macron to the presidential election and presents itself under the label of LREM to his re-election in the Sum. Barbara Pompili is a " green recycled ", quips a colleague walker. While she is not a relative of Emmanuel Macron, some fear that it lacks political weight. In September 2018, it had dared to challenge Richard Ferrand in the race for the seat of the Assembly, promoting the accession of a first wife to this function and to reap almost 30 % of the vote LREM.

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Updated Date: 06 July 2020, 23:34

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