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On-the-spot France

Meet the voters of Henin Beaumont, Front National presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's stronghold

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Reuters/Pascal Rossignol

With the first round of the French presidential election coming up on Sunday, this week we take a tour of France, to see what the voters are interested in. Today we go to Henin-Beaumont, a small town in the north of France in a region blighted by high unemployment. Far right candidate Marine le Pen calls it her fiefdom. Her protectionist, anti-immigrant policies have found favour with an estimated 30 per cent of voters.

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