Gaël Perdriau gave in to pressure from elected officials in the metropolis, who asked for his withdrawal last week. Article written by Published on 09/22/2022 16:07 Updated on 09/22/2022 16:19 Reading time: 1 min. Gaël Perdriau announced to the vice-presidents of Saint-Etienne Métropole that he was stepping back from his duties as president, France Bleu Saint-Etienne Loire reports Thursday, September 22. The mayor of Saint-Étienne therefore had to give in to pressure metropolitan elected officials, faced with the sextape scandal. An overwhelming majority of them had already called for his withdrawal last week during a tense meeting. These same elected metropolitan officials also demanded that Gaël Perdriau oust his chief of staff, Pierre Gauttieri, which was done on Tuesday, September 20. It is Hervé Reynaud, mayor of Saint-Chamond and first vice-president of Saint-Étienne Métropole who will, a priori, ensure the interim of the presidency. Regarding the town hall of Saint-Étienne, a meeting is also scheduled for Thursday evening, according to information from France Bleu Saint-Etienne. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share link
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