Saturday, 10 September 2011

A look at Francois Hollande

The current favourite to be the Parti Socialiste candidate in next year's French Presidential Election is Francois Hollande, a former leader of the party, who is a member of the Assemblee nationale. You may have read about him - but if you haven't seen him in action (sadly British and US TV don't give much coverage to French politics) - here is your chance.

He spoke during a debate in the assemblee nationale's session last week (in effect, the Parlement was recalled to discuss the economic situation and the government's "emergency" budget)

PLFR 2011 : François Hollande by francoishollande

M. Hollande's website is

His main rival is Martine Aubry -