Le Pen Promises to Levy Tax on Foreign Workers in France

France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who kicked off her presidential campaign on Saturday, has pledged to introduce a 10% tax on work contracts for foreigners, according to reports. 

The tax will apply to non-French nationals, including those from other European Union countries. 

Earlier, Le Pen pledged to introduce a new tax to prevent foreign employees being hired.

Marion Anne Perrine Le Pen, known as Marine Le Pen, is a French politician who is the president of the National Front, a national conservative political party in France and one of its main political forces.

Fact Sheet:
  • Born: 5 August 1968 (age 48 years), Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • Height: 1.74 m
  • Party: National Front
  • Partner: Louis Aliot (2009–)
  • Nieces: Marion MarĂ©chal-Le Pen, Nolwenn Olivier
  • Parents: Pierrette Lalanne, Jean-Marie Le Pen
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