A figure in the north of the left is gone. The former socialist deputy and ex-municipal councillor of Lille Alain Cacheux died Sunday evening at the age of 72 years, revealed the federation PS in the North. "Alain died yesterday evening at Lille, it seems, of a heart attack. (...) The socialist family in the North is really upset by his sudden disappearance, " said its president, Martine Filleul.
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The mayor of Lille, Martine Aubry, hailed a " major figure in the political life and regional and the PS ". "This is a politician who has marked the federation in his specialty, the social housing that has been the red thread of his political life. In this, he has gained notoriety and proximity to the activists, since the social housing is an extremely important subject for the socialists, " added Martine Filleul.
a Native of Valenciennes (North) and former research officer, Alain Cacheux was a deputy PS of the third district of the North between 1997 and 2002 and between 2007 and 2012. He was also regional councillor of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais (1992-1997), councillor of Lille, france (1989-2008), deputy mayor and one-time vice-president of the urban community of Lille, which has become the latest european metropolis of Lille (MEL).
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Animated by the issues related to social housing, he presided over including the national Federation of public offices of the habitat (FOPH) and the social landlord Lille Métropole Habitat (LMH). "This is a great figure for life regional policy and of the PS in the North who will be leaving us ", welcomed Martine Aubry in a statement, evoking the memory of a " warm man and a true humanity ", in which the energy was " clean raise of the mountains to defend the causes in which he believed ".
"Advocate and tireless proponent for social housing, he repeated to me often ( ... ), the mandate of which he was, at bottom, the most proud of, it was the presidency of the FOPH, where he made progress on many fighting for access to decent housing," said the mayor of Lille. "More than a politician, Alain remained throughout his life a militant, in that this term has more noble. He has shown to many that, in the words of François Mitterrand, whom he admired, "where there's a will, there is a way" ", a-t-still writing.Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 11:33