Latest update: 26/10/2012
- François Hollande - French politics - Harlem Désir - Jean-Louis Borloo - Socialist Party (France) - UMP
New centrist party: a pipe dream?
This week saw the birth of a new centrist party in France, with ambitions and a popular leader hoping to upset the traditional political landscape here. Meanwhile, this weekend, the ruling Socialists will hold their party congress, but the agenda appears rather empty, since their new boss has already been chosen.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI;
- Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine.