The former Minister of Health, Brigitte Bourguignon, who had to leave the government in early July after her defeat in the legislative elections, was appointed a member of the General Inspectorate of Social Affairs (Igas), the ministry reported on Wednesday.
Less than two months after her departure tinged with bitterness, Brigitte Bourguignon returns to the Ministry of Health, thanks to an appointment “out of round” (without competition) registered in the Council of Ministers, confirming information advanced this Tuesday by franceinfo .
Battue en juin par son adversaire du Rassemblement national, Christine Engrand, dans sa sixième circonscription du Pas-de-Calais (pour seulement 56 voix), elle avait dû renoncer au minister de la Santé qu’elle n’occupait que depuis fin May.
This ministerial portfolio was a consecration for this 63-year-old daughter of a boilermaker, after a loyal service of five years, first as President of the Social Affairs Commission of the National Assembly, then as Delegate Minister for the Autonomy of the Elderly . since July 2020.
Joining Emmanuel Macron in 2017, Brigitte Bourguignon had begun her political rise through the ranks of the Socialist Party: a member since 1989, she became deputy mayor of her hometown of Boulogne-sur-Mer in 2001, then a deputy in 2012.
“Not loaded with diplomas”, according to her formula, she had first worked there at the municipal center for social action, before creating three social integration structures in Boulonnais.
Source: BFM TV