As Britain exits EU, Boris Johnson’s father seeks French citizenship

on Thursday, Britons will lose the automatic right to live and work in the 27 EU countries, but those with dual nationality will still be able to do so. That is certain,” Stanley Johnson said. pic.twitter.com/FQDj1Nnqan— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) December 30, 2020

“I will always be European. out of the bloc.Once Britain leaves the EU’s economic embrace at 11 p.m. My mother was born in France. But having said that, yes, having a link like that to the European Union is important.”
First published on December 31, 2020 / 9:48 AM “So for me it is a question of reclaiming what I already have.”

The elder Johnson, 80, is a former member of the European Parliament who backed remaining in the EU in Britain’s 2016 membership referendum. By signing this deal, we fulfill the sovereign wish of the British people to live under their own laws, made by their own elected Parliament. “You cannot tell the English: ‘You are not European.’ Europe is always more than the common market, more than the European Union. Her mother was completely French, as was her grandfather,” he told RTL, which said Johnson is putting together a French citizenship request. HENRY NICHOLLS / REUTERS

“It is not a question of becoming French. Stanley Johnson told broadcaster RTL on Thursday that he was in the process of “reclaiming” his French identity. Stanley Johnson, father of Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is seen in Westminster, in London, Britain September 24, 2019. As Britain exits EU, father of Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he’s seeking French citizenship

December 31, 2020 / 9:48 AM
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As Britain prepares to split from the European Union, the father of Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to be seeking closer ties with the bloc by applying for French citizenship. He has since expressed support for his son as the prime minister led the U.K. If I understand correctly, I am French.