Marine Le Pen announces ‘full plan to take back control’ with Immigration referendum bid

After the launch of her presidential campaign in Fréjus on 13 September, the leader of took centre stage in Paris for a special press conference on Tuesday. Outshined in the media by , a far-right TV pundit who is also predicted to join the presidential race,  chose the right moment to unveil a very controversial bill she drafted.

To pass the controversial bill, Ms Le Pen’s bill announced she will implement a national referendum which is allowed under the French constitution but rarely used.

The last major referendum was in 2005, when French people voted against France ratifying a European Constitution.

She said: “If I were to be elected president, I would implement a referendum with one single question: ‘Do you approve of the C2I [Citizenship, Identity, Immigration] bill?’

“The bill consists of a full plan to take back control of immigration.

“What we’re offering is a  [REPORT] 

“I am convinced the French people will place us against Emmanuel Macron because we defend very different models of society.

“He stands for unregulated globalisation, I defend the nation, which remains the best structure to defend our identity, security, freedom and prosperity.”

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