moving to the European Union. Folks, you can't make this up.
The ex-Conservative chancellor, who chaired the Vote Leave campaign during the EU referendum, has started the "tiresome" paperwork required for a carte de sejour.
He insisted he is not applying for French nationality.
Lord Lawson was Blaby MP for 18 years from 1974 to 1992 and served in Margaret Thatcher's Cabinet between 1981 to 1989.
A carte de sejour shows a person is legally resident in France, and could help avoid complications after Brexit.The notorious climate change denier and Brexiteer is also father to celebrity cook, Nigella Lawson.