What a waste of money! £2million 'anti-migrant wall' funded by British taxpayer is completed in Calais - only for French to immediately call for it to be demolished
It was built near a busy motorway to stop people climbing onto UK-bound lorries
6,000 migrants in the 'Jungle' were sent to other parts of France in October
French politican Natacha Bouchart said the wall was made redundant following the clearance
A £2million 'anti-migrant' wall funded by the British taxpayer has finally been built in Calais – as the French port's mayor called for it to be torn down.
Natacha Bouchart said the 14ft structure was a ludicrous white elephant that was made redundant following the clearance of the so-called 'Jungle' shantytown.
Some 6,000 UK-bound migrants living there were sent to other parts of France at the end of October, as their tents and huts were burnt and bulldozed to the ground.
The wall – which was backed by Prime Minister Theresa May when she was Home Secretary – was built next to the site of the camp.
It was originally meant to stop residents getting on to a busy motorway so as to climb aboard lorries heading for the UK.
But Mrs Bouchart said Calais was now effectively a migrant-free zone, and told an administrative court in nearby Lille that it would stay that way.
She is now 'asking the
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