In this letter, disclosed Sunday by the BBC and of which AFP obtained a copy, Gisela Stuart, co-chair of the official campaign “Leave Vote” in favor of voting for release from his country of the European Union (EU) of 23 June referendum, asking the minister to “refuse entry” of the ruling party of the french extreme right, because of “extremist opinions”. It evokes a visit in May of Marine Le Pen.
Questioned by AFP, the number two of the National Front Florian Philippot said Ms. Le Pen had been “asked to go and support the camp Brexit “and” considering whether such a move. ” He added: “The UK is a state of law and an advanced democracy and therefore a French elected extra, may well move freely.” Marine Le Pen visit “would allow Britons who wish to leave the European Union to know that there are prominent European officials that the soutiennen ‘,” said the vice president of the FN.
Gisela Stuart, who is Labour MP explains his request in writing that Le Pen “has held in the past number of about clivants and incendiary, especially by comparing Muslims praying in the streets to the Nazi occupation of France . “She continued.” the presence of Madame Le Pen in the UK would not contribute to the public interest “Then to conclude,” therefore, I urge you to exercise your powers under the legislation on immigration to refuse entry into the country if she would try to get to the UK. “
Sunday on the BBC, Theresa May declined to say what action it would give her, reminding she was not speaking “on individual cases.” the fact that Mrs. Stuart “write to me to prevent someone from entering the country suggests that we have control of our borders,” however said minister, known for his Euroscepticism, but who nevertheless joined the camp of Prime Minister David Cameron, militant keeping his country in the EU. One of the main arguments of the proponents of EU output is the resumption of border control and immigration.
The head of the anti-European and anti-immigration party Ukip’s Nigel Farage, meanwhile, told Sky News that he did not think that Mrs Le Pen would be helpful to the campaign for Brexit, but he objected that it is prohibited to land access British. Saturday, Marine Le Pen called for each country to as Britain, decide whether or not to stay in the EU, while traveling in Romania.