• Commons re-schedules debate on Gibraltar’s MP

    Commons re-schedules debate on Gibraltar’s MP0

    A debate calling for Gibraltar to be given its own MP in the House of Commons had to be re-scheduled this week. Conservative Brexiteer Craig Mackinlay had tabled a private member’s bill offering Gibraltarians the right to elect a politician to Westminster. The MP for Thanet South had planned to present his bill under the

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  • Constitutional reform could have ‘unintended pitfalls’ – Sir James Dutton

    Constitutional reform could have ‘unintended pitfalls’ – Sir James Dutton0

    Gibraltar’s 2006 Constitution “works well” and any move to change it must weigh up the potential risk of “unintended consequences”, former Governor Lieutenant General (Retd) Sir James Dutton has said. Sir James, who resigned as Governor last year, made the comments during a briefing to the European-Atlantic Group in the House of Commons recently and

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  • Rock’s key UK supporters favour Brexit

    Rock’s key UK supporters favour Brexit0

    Several staunch defenders of Gibraltar in the House of Commons will vote to leave the EU in the forthcoming referendum, despite concerns that a British exit could deliver a crippling blow to the Rock. They include Conservative MP Jack Lopresti, the chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar, who has declared his intention to

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