Apparently, he also wants more of them. Edouard Philippe, 46, currently a Republican party MP, will now become President Emmanuel Macron‘s chief lieutenant.
UK Daily Mail A “maverick” conservative who believes that France ‘is a land of immigration‘ was today confirmed as the country’s new Prime Minister. He began his career as a committed Socialist but then became a conservative, after working in the private sector as a lawyer, and as an executive with energy giants Areva.
In 2015 he called for better treatment of immigrants to France, saying: ‘You have to enforce the law, and at the same time, we are a land of immigration. We are a host country, so we have to make sure things are going well.’