• Gib interests ‘harder to protect’ after Brexit vote, Hammond says

    Gib interests ‘harder to protect’ after Brexit vote, Hammond says0

    Britain’s ability to protect the interests of Gibraltar has been damaged by the EU referendum result, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said today. In an interview with ITV’s Robert Peston, Mr Hammond repeated a stark warning he first voiced when he visited Gibraltar ahead of the referendum campaign. “We will be less able to protect Gibraltar’s

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  • Foreign Secretary warns of Brexit threat to Gibraltar

    Foreign Secretary warns of Brexit threat to Gibraltar0

    A British exit from the European Union would threaten the Rock’s sovereignty and ‘seriously impair’ the British Government’s ability to stand up for Gibraltar, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warned yesterday. Mr Hammond, who supports Britain remaining in the EU despite his Eurosceptic background, said a Brexit would also endanger Gibraltar’s future security and prosperity. “Britain’s

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