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1. Link here; if you read on, you find the national politicians override the local ones
Sat Jun 25, 2016, 08:25 AM
Jun 2016

However, those remarks have now been contradicted by the French government.

Speaking after the referendum result, French government spokesman Stephane Le Foll said bilateral immigration treaties between Britain and France will not be affected by the Brexit.

"On the question of immigration, to be clear, British exit from the European Union will not lead to changes in terms of immigration treaties with United Kingdom... These are bilateral treaties," he said.

Or see:

The French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault dismissed outright any calls for renegotiation of the Le Touquet accord. “Would that also mean putting in place boats for people who otherwise risk drowning? I think we should be serious,” he said in a TV interview.

Ayrault said other bilateral immigration treaties would also remain in place. He said additional important agreements between France and Britain, such as the 2010 Lancaster House defence and security treaties, would also be maintained.

Link here; if you read on, you find the national politicians override the local ones muriel_volestrangler Jun 2016 #1
Everything is now on the table, allowing a non-EU country have what is essentially a border inside OnDoutside Jun 2016 #2
I'm sure a few greased palms in Calais will solve this. JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2016 #3
It will certainly affect the Bosman & Kopack rules. There are ramifications that people still have OnDoutside Jun 2016 #4
The people who voted for Brexit would happily vote to close/fill the Chunnel. JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2016 #7
Funnily enough, one of my best friends owns a shop/bar in France, married to a French woman and was OnDoutside Jun 2016 #13
Stag do's and hen parties will be tragically short of booze auntpurl Jun 2016 #18
If you travel from Canada to the USA King_David Jun 2016 #15
Britain is still EU. roamer65 Jun 2016 #5
Yeah, but once you've asked for a divorce, LongtimeAZDem Jun 2016 #8
true dat TeamPooka Jun 2016 #9
The 3rd Greek bailout will be coming soon. roamer65 Jun 2016 #12
The French seem to want to live up to their reputation as a petulant people. FLPanhandle Jun 2016 #6
Anglo-French mutual resentment goes back centuries and the Brits were "petty" first here. TeamPooka Jun 2016 #10
Sweeping generalization much? truebrit71 Jun 2016 #14
Both sides have a "reputation". Turin_C3PO Jun 2016 #17
Well said, Madame Mayor: Surya Gayatri Jun 2016 #11
*Bane Voice* People of Britain... take control.... take control of your country! Initech Jun 2016 #16
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