André Villiers

André Villiers (born 13 December 1954) is a French politician of the Union of Democrats and Independents (UDI) who has been serving as a member of the French National Assembly since 18 June 2017, representing the second ward of the department of Yonne.[1]

André Villiers
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Member of the National Assembly
for Yonne's 2nd constituency
Assumed office
2017
Preceded byJean-Yves Caullet
Personal details
Born (1954-12-13) 13 December 1954 (age 66)
Tharoiseau, France
NationalityFrench
Political partyUnion of Democrats and Independents

Political careerEdit

In 2001, Villiers was elected as the mayor of Pierre-Perthuis, and would remain there until 2008 when he became the mayor of Vézelay under The Centrists.[2] He was also councilor for the Yonne commune from 1992 to 2015.

In parliament, Villiers serves on the Committee on Economic Affairs.[3]

Political positionsEdit

Villiers is considered a supporter of President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yonne - 2e circonscription : Résultats des législatives".
  2. ^ http://www.liberation.fr/politiques/0101581408-boutin-renonce-a-son-siege-de-deputee
  3. ^ André Villiers National Assembly.
  4. ^ Benoît Vitkine (September 6, 2017), A Nanterre, les journalistes Elise Lucet et Laurent Richard face à la « dictature » azerbaïdjanaise Le Monde.