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Valérie Létard (born October 13, 1962 in Orchies, Nord) is the former Secretary of State for Solidarity in the government of François Fillon from June 2007 to 14 November 2010.

Valérie Létard
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Valérie Létard in 2007
Member of the French Senate for Nord
Assumed office
14 December 2010
Preceded byBéatrice Descamps
Vice-president of the Senate
Assumed office
4 October 2017
PresidentGérard Larcher
Secretary of State for Climate
In office
23 June 2009 – 13 November 2010
PresidentNicolas Sarkozy
Prime MinisterFrançois Fillon
Secretary of State for Solidarity
In office
19 June 2007 – 23 June 2009
PresidentNicolas Sarkozy
Prime MinisterFrançois Fillon
Personal details
Born
Valérie Decourrière

(1962-10-13) October 13, 1962 (age 57)
Orchies, France
NationalityFrench
Political partyUDI

Since 10 April 2008, she has been the President of the Valenciennes Agglomeration Community, elected with 83% of the vote.

Létard served in the government of François Fillon, Prime Minister of the President Nicolas Sarkozy : she has been Secretary of State for Solidarity (2007-2009), and for Climate (2009-2010).[1]

October 1, 2011, she was a candidate for the Presidency of the Senate, against the outgoing President, Gérard Larcher (UMP) and Jean-Pierre Bel (PS). She received 29 votes.

October 4, 2017, she was elected Vice-President of the French Senate.

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