Jean-Louis Touraine

Jean-Louis Touraine (born 8 October 1945) is a French medical teacher and politician of La République En Marche! (REM), he has been a member of the National Assembly for the Rhône department (3rd constituency) since 2007.[1]

Jean-Louis Touraine
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Member of the National Assembly
for Rhône's 3rd constituency
Assumed office
20 June 2007
Preceded byJean-Michel Dubernard
Personal details
Born (1945-10-08) 8 October 1945 (age 75)
Lyon, France
NationalityFrench
Political partyLa République En Marche!
ProfessionPhysician

Political careerEdit

Touraine was a member of the Socialist Party (PS) until 2017.

In parliament, Touraine has been serving on the Committee on Social Affairs since 2010.[2] In this capacity, he has been the parliament's rapporteur on a bioethics law extending to homosexual and single women free access to fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF) under France's national health insurance.[3]

In 2020, Touraine joined En commun (EC), a group within LREM led by Barbara Pompili.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LISTE DÉFINITIVE DES DÉPUTÉS ÉLUS À L'ISSUE DES DEUX TOURS" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2010-07-04.
  2. ^ Jean-Louis Touraine National Assembly.
  3. ^ Loi bioéthique : l’Assemblée adopte le projet de loi en deuxième lecture Le Monde, August 1, 2020.
  4. ^ Maël Thierry (22 May 2020), L’appel de 46 députés LREM : « Nous voulons peser de l’intérieur » L'Obs.