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Gibraltar: EU Action

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 10 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the Government's policy is on the EU's position on Gibraltar in relation to the proposed Race Directive. (177067)

While the UK is the member state responsible for Gibraltar within the European Union, the government of Gibraltar is responsible for implementing European legislation within Gibraltar. The Race Directive (2000/43 EC) has been transposed by the government of Gibraltar through Gibraltar's Equal Opportunities Act 2006 which came into force on 1 March 2007.