|Mouvement pour la France|
|Leader||Philippe de Villiers|
|Headquarters||91 ter rue du Cherche-Midi - 75006 PARIS|
|Political Ideology||Traditionalism, Conservatism, Souverainism, Euroscepticism|
|European Affiliation||Independence and Democracy|
|See also||Constitution of France|
The Movement for France (French: Mouvement pour la France), or MPF, is a French conservative, traditionalist and economically liberal party, founded on November 20, 1994, with a marked regional stronghold in the Vendée. Philippe de Villiers (born Viscount Philippe Le Jolis de Villiers de Saintignon on March 25, 1949) was the Mouvement pour la France Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) Conservatism is a term used to describe political philosophies that favour Tradition, where tradition refers to various religious cultural or nationally defined Souverainism (from the French word ‘’souverainisme’’ i Euroscepticism Euro (disambiguation --> has become a general term for opposition to the process The Independence/Democracy Group in the European Parliament was set up on 20 July 2004. Blue is a Colour, the Perception of which is evoked by The French National Assembly. The other is the Senate ( “Sénat”) The Senate (Sénat is the Upper house of the Parliament of France, presided over by a president. The European Parliament ( Europarl or EP) is the only directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU The current Constitution of France was adopted on October 4, 1958. The Politics of France take place in a framework of a semi-presidential representative democratic Republic, whereby the President of France This article is for the post-Revolutionary and present-day institution The government of France is a Semi-presidential system determined by the French Constitution of the fifth Republic, in which the nation declares The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française colloquially referred to in English as the President of France, is France 's elected Political parties in France lists political parties in France. France is a Representative democracy. Public officials in the legislative and executive branches are either elected by the citizens (directly or indirectly or appointed by elected French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Conservatism is a term used to describe political philosophies that favour Tradition, where tradition refers to various religious cultural or nationally defined Events 284 - Diocletian was chosen as Roman Emperor. 762 - Bögü Khan of the Uyghurs, Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) The Vendée is a department in the Pays-de-la-Loire region in west central France, on the Atlantic Ocean. It is led by Philippe de Villiers, once communications minister under Jacques Chirac. Philippe de Villiers (born Viscount Philippe Le Jolis de Villiers de Saintignon on March 25, 1949) was the Mouvement pour la France
The party is considered Eurosceptic, though not to the extent of seeking to secede from the Union. Euroscepticism Euro (disambiguation --> has become a general term for opposition to the process In this way it contrasts with some other mainstream eurosceptic parties such as the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP). The United Kingdom Independence Party (commonly known as UKIP, ˈjuːkɪp The MPF resists increases in European integration and campaigned for a "no" vote in the 2005 referendum on the European constitution. European integration is the process of political legal economic (and in some cases social and cultural integration of European states including some states that are partly in Europe A referendum (plural referendums or referenda) ballot question, or plebiscite (from Latin plebiscita The Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe (TCE commonly referred to as the European Constitution, was an unimplemented international Treaty intended
It is also strongly opposed to the possible admission of Turkey into the European Union and to what it sees as the Islamization of France. Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches The European Union ( EU) is a political and economic union of twenty-seven member states, located primarily in
Founded in 1994, the party nominated Philippe de Villiers as candidate in the 1995 presidential election. Philippe de Villiers (born Viscount Philippe Le Jolis de Villiers de Saintignon on March 25, 1949) was the Mouvement pour la France Presidential elections took place in France on 23 April and 7 May 1995 to elect the fifth president of the Fifth Republic. He obtained over a million votes and 4. 74% of the popular vore, but failed to pass 5%.
In the 1997 legislative election, the MPF joined forces with the National Centre of Independents and Peasants as La Droite Indépendante (LDI). French legislative election took place in May 25 and June 1 1997 to elect the 11th National Assembly of the Fifth Republic. The National Centre of Independents and Peasants ( Centre National des Indépendants et Paysans, CNIP is a liberal-conservative and conservative-liberal Villiers was the only elected LDI deputy.
It contested the 1999 European Parliamentary elections in alliance with the Rassemblement pour la France (RPF) of Charles Pasqua, the combination winning 13 seats, surpassing Nicolas Sarkozy's Rassemblement pour la République (RPR) list. The 1999 European Parliamentary Election was a European election for all 626 members of the European Parliament held across the 15 European Union The Rally for France ( French: Rassemblement pour la France (RPF also briefly known in 2003 as Rally for France and European Independence or Rassemblement Charles Pasqua (born 18 April 1927, Grasse, Alpes-Maritimes) is a French Businessman and Gaullist Politician Nicolas Sarkozy (pronounced, The Rally for the Republic ( French: Rassemblement pour la République, RPR) was a French Right-wing Political party The MPF formed an alliance with the RPF, but Villiers fell out with Pasqua the following year. Standing by itself in the 2004 European elections, the MPF obtained 7. Elections to the European Parliament were held in France on June 13, 2004. 6% of the popular vote and returned three Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). A Member of the European Parliament ( English abbreviation MEP) is a member of the European Union 's legislative body the European Parliament. The party is a member of the Independence and Democracy Group in the European Parliament. The Independence/Democracy Group in the European Parliament was set up on 20 July 2004.
Villiers was declared a candidate for the 2007 presidential election and appointed a secretary-general, Guillaume Peltier, currently ranked second in the party. The 2007 French presidential election, the ninth of the Fifth French Republic was held to elect the successor to Jacques Chirac as president of France He ranked sixth out of twelve candidates, obtaining 2. 23% (818,407 votes), down almost 2% from his previous candidacy in 1995. His best scores came in Pays-de-la-Loire with 4. Pays de la Loire is one of the 26 Regions of France. It is one of the regions created in the late 20th century to serve as a zone of influence for its capital Nantes 99% and Poitou-Charentes with 3. Poitou-Charentes is an administrative region in central western France comprising four departments: Charente, Charente-Maritime, 58%. Unlike in 1995, he failed to win in his department of Vendée, where he obtained 11. The Vendée is a department in the Pays-de-la-Loire region in west central France, on the Atlantic Ocean. 28% (over 20% in 1995). Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995
In the 2007 legislative election, MPF candidates ran nationwide, but only one candidate was elected -- Véronique Besse in the Vendée by the first round. The French legislative elections took place on 10 June and 17 June 2007 to elect the 13th National Assembly of the Fifth Republic, Former MPF member Joël Sarlot was also elected by the first round in the Vendée (in the 5th circonscription). Sarlot subsequently lent support to the victorious Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (UMP). Other candidates, mostly in the south of France obtained important scores. Jacques Bompard, in the 4th circonscription of Vaucluse won over 20%. Jacques Bompard (1943 Montpellier) is a French politician member of Philippe de Villiers ' Movement for France (MPF and former member of the far-right The Vaucluse ( Provençal Occitan: Vauclusa in classical norm or Vau-Cluso in Mistralian norm is a department in the southeast of
The MPF currently controls one general council, that of Vendée, where Villiers serves as President of the general council.
The MPF currently has 20,000 members.