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From Calais to Montpellier, two MPs on the ground face the opposing realities of immigration

2023-12-09T07:18:12.286Z

Highlights: Pierre-Henri Dumont (LR) and Patrick Vignal (Renaissance) both face migration challenges very differently. And they are trying, each in their own way, to push their convictions before the arrival of the immigration bill this Monday in Paris. Their positions are often poles apart. Particularly on the subject of migration. The first is a Macronist by adoption, one of the faces of the left wing of the majority. The second doesn't keep his tongue in his pocket either.


REPORT - In their constituencies, Pierre-Henri Dumont (LR) and Patrick Vignal (Renaissance) both face migration challenges very differently. And they are trying, each in their own way, to push their convictions before the arrival of the immigration bill this Monday in...


Their positions are often poles apart. Particularly on the subject of migration. The first, Patrick Vignal, is a Macronist by adoption, one of the faces of the left wing of the majority. A man from the south, with a singing accent and a sharp outspokenness. The second doesn't keep his tongue in his pocket either. Pierre-Henri Dumont, a young LR MP from Pas-de-Calais, is a child of the north, with biting verve, who never has words harsh enough to criticise the government's policies. Two votes that matter, and that the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, may need to pass his immigration bill. Each on their own and in their own way, the two elected representatives have been preparing for weeks for the arrival of the text at the Palais Bourbon, scheduled for this Monday.

At the wheel of his Tesla, Patrick Vignal ploughs through the four corners of his constituency. The Renaissance MP for Hérault, a former historical socialist from Montpellier launched into politics in 2001 by the emblematic former mayor...

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