Audit body slams top French public servant over PR bills and use of luxury hotels

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Mathieu Gallet is not someone who is averse to luxury. The Shangri-La Dubaï, the Sofitel Washington, the Tour Hassan in Rabat … you could forgiven for thinking you were flicking through an upmarket travel magazine. Instead this is the list detailed by France's audit body the Cour des Comptes of some of the places that Gallet, now head of public broadcaster Radio France, stayed at while he was head of France's audiovisual archives the National Audiovisual Institute (INA) from 2010 to 2014.