The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday he was in the process of applying for a French passport to maintain his ties with the European Union after Brexit.
Stanley Johnson, a former member of the European Parliament who voted Remain in Britain’s 2016 referendum, told RTL radio he wanted to become a French citizen because of strong family links to France.
His son Boris was the public face of the Leave campaign in the 2016 referendum and says Britain can “prosper mightily” as a fully sovereign nation outside what he sees as an overly bureaucratic EU.
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When Brexit ruins the UK, Stanley Johnson will keep his rights of Free Movement and Boris Johnson can retire back to America where he was born.
This country is a joke right now.https://t.co/DsPTNbHLaw
— Femi😷 (@Femi_Sorry) December 31, 2020