Keyword: Delphine Batho

Sacked French environment minister launches outspoken attack on president and prime minister

Hours after publicly criticising cuts to her department’s budget, environment minister Delphine Batho was sacked by the president and prime minister. On Thursday she hit back with an extraordinary attack on them for their handling of her dismissal and of their style of government.

Hollande fires environment minister after criticism of 2014 budget plans

Delphine Batho had said on TV that it was a 'bad budget' and that French people are 'disappointed' with the year-old government.

France launches rescue plan for struggling solar sector

Energy minister Delphine Batho announces plans to double production capacity target and offer more financial support to small photovoltaic farms.