MPs condemn Emmanuel Macron’s plan to scrap British border controls on French soil
A minister requesting anonymity told the newspaper: “What they need to bear in mind is that if they didn’t have the Le Touquet agreement it would be the ferry companies who would have the responsibility for doing the checks. They would get a £2,000 fine if they brought someone across.”
In a bid to maintain a friendly relationship with Mr Macron while asserting a firm position on the border controls, Theresa May said: “He’s been elected, as I say, with a very strong mandate. As for Le Touquet agreement, actually it works for the benefit of both the UK and France.