Tag: Le Pen

#NationalFront: Jean-Marie Le Pen says party name change is ‘suicide’

#NationalFront: Jean-Marie Le Pen says party name change is ‘suicide’

| March 2, 2018

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen’s plan to change the National Front’s name amounts to political suicide, its founder, her father Jean-Marie Le Pen told Reuters, warning that his daughter was cutting herself off from the party’s roots, write Ingrid Melander and Simon Carraud. Le Pen father and daughter have been at odds since she […]

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Almost three quarters of French against ditching #euro

Almost three quarters of French against ditching #euro

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Almost three quarters of French people are against leaving the eurozone currency bloc and returning to the franc, a survey showed on Friday (10 March), in bad news for far-right leader Marine Le Pen who advocates a so-called ‘Frexit’, writes Michel Rose. Some 72% of the French polled by the Elabe polling institute in a […]

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#StrongerIn: Vote Leave turns on Marine Le Pen – ‘Bar her from UK’

#StrongerIn: Vote Leave turns on Marine Le Pen – ‘Bar her from UK’

A senior figure in the campaign for UK exit from the EU has urged the Home Office to bar French far-right leader Marine Le Pen from visiting Britain. Vote Leave Co-Chairman Gisela Stuart said Le Pen held “divisive and inflammatory” views and her visit would not be “conducive to the public good”. The president of […]

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#LePen: French far-right politician Le Pen declares support for Brexit and says she may speak in London before referendum

#LePen: French far-right politician Le Pen declares support for Brexit and says she may speak in London before referendum

Reports have emerged from France today (21 April) that Marine Le Pen (pictured), the leader of the Front National, may come to London and speak in support of the UK leaving the EU before the forthcoming June referendum. No date has yet been set. Le Pen, who leads a Eurosceptic group of MEPs from several […]

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