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Saturday, 6 September 2014
Is it time to get Calais back?
Not by force of course - but what about offering the Burghers of Calais a referendum, to join the Kingdom as an autonomous statelet with the status of Guernsey or Jersey - their own assembly responsible only to the Crown, free to set their own tax rates, grant banking licenses, register shipping and all the other lucrative little earners that make the Channel Islands so prosperous?
Free of the shackles of French socialism, the place would blossom ...