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Old December 13th, 2016 #425
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Post Calais 2m anti-migrant wall was recently completed but now Calais Mayor is calling for its demolition

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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