Skip to comments.David Cameron plans major London welcome for Angela Merkel - in contrast to Francois Hollande
Posted on 02/07/2014 2:34:40 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
David Cameron is planning to lay on a major welcome for Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, when she visits Britain later this month.
The Prime Minister is arranging for Mrs Merkel to address both MPs and Lords in Parliament and hold an audience with the Queen during her visit on or around February 27.
The scale of the events just short of a full state visit - is in stark contrast to last weeks Anglo-French summit when Francois Hollande, the French president.
Mr Cameron met Mr Hollande for a few hours at a windy airfield in Oxfordshire, held a short press conference in a cavernous hangar and retired to a pub for lunch.
The Telegraph understands Mrs Merkel is to be given the rare privilege of addressing both Houses of Parliament in the Royal Gallery at the Palace of Westminster.
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The Tories and the CDU are more closely aligned ideologically than Hollande the socialist. I’m not that suprised he’s welcoming Merkely more warmly...
Cameron should’ve sent a janitor to meet with the creep from France.