The maths teacher holding French lawmakers to account
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Can one citizen defend the interests of society at large? That's certainly what Frenchman Hervé Lebreton is trying to do. The maths teacher has already helped reveal a scandal: a €150 million fund at the disposal of French MPs and senators to finance projects without any kind of supervision. Thanks to Lebreton's persistence, the law has been changed: the fund has disappeared and there are now more controls over how lawmakers are reimbursed for their expenses. FRANCE 24's team went to meet him.
A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Gaëlle Essoo.