How ‘The English’ Living the French Dream Life Will Be Left Without a Vote and Speechless After Brexit

“They live here, they pay all their taxes and social charges here, their housing tax like the French.

“I can understand that they cannot vote in the European elections, but the municipal elections are different. If France could change the rules, that would be a good thing.

As for having a Briton on the city council, he said: “It is a great shame. I get along very well with Andrew.

The council’s responsibilities cover everything from maintaining local roads and street lighting to wastewater treatment and neighborhood disputes. He recently helped “digitize” the local cemetery.

The local Britons gathered at Mr Nixey’s farm recognized that he played a vital role in the Franco-British understanding that other neighboring villages lacked.

Zoe and Peter Davis from the beach in Winchelsea, East Sussex, bought a small farm with 300 sheep here six years ago and quickly ran into problems with the French neighbor.

“His cows had smashed through our fences and were rampaging on the road and in our yard,” said Ms Davis, 38.

“One day Peter’s dad, who has Alzheimer’s disease, walked through the front door to come face to face with an angry bull.

“Andrew came to our house, he and Pierre the mayor helped us sort out the problem.” Eventually, the farmer lost his license to breed cattle. Mr. Nixey also helped liaise with vets and resolve administrative issues related to the council tax.

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