Taking back control! Barnier offers French citizens vote to 'regain our legal sovereignty'

The former Brexit negotiator for the EU is running as Emmanuel Macron’s rival for the 2022 French Presidential elections. In a move that resembles that of a staunch eurosceptic, Mr Barnier said his party would propose a halt to non-EU immigration and a referendum on France’s legal sovereignty from EU courts. 

He told French TV: “The question of immigration is serious, it will cause ruptures.

“To deal with it, we are proposing a moratorium on immigration and a referendum to regain our legal sovereignty in certain areas.”

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