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Gibraltar

Volume 86: debated on Monday 11 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the outcome of his talks with the Chief Minister of Gibraltar regarding the Spanish Government's proposals for the future of Gibraltar.

My right hon. and learned Friend had a useful talk with the Chief Minister of Gibraltar on 4 November. They discussed a wide range of issues relating to Gibraltar including the proposals for the future of Gibraltar received from the Spanish Government. Details of their discussions remain confidential.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he proposes to meet Senor Fernandez Ordonez, the Spanish Foreign Minister, to discuss the Spanish Government's proposals for the future of the the dependent territory of Gibraltar; and if he will make a statement.

My right hon. and learned Friend will be having wide-ranging discussions with the Spanish Foreign Minister on international and bilateral issues, including Gibraltar, during his visit to Madrid on 5–6 December 1985.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if it remains the policy of Her Majesty's Government to continue to observe the preamble to the 1969 Gibraltar constitution that Britain will not enter any arrangements in which sovereignty is transferred against the freely expressed wishes of the people of the dependent territory of Gibraltar.