Her Majesty the Queen politely declines request to visit Gibraltar

Her Majesty at opening of CHOGM Malta.

FOLLOWING the circulation of a petition, which gathered 10,000 signatures, requesting Her Majesty to visit Gibraltar, during the summer the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia forwarded it to Buckingham Palace via the Gibraltar Office in London.

Although a response was received during the election campaign in Gibraltar, it was considered inappropriate to release details until December 2.

The Queen said in her letter that she greatly appreciates the loyalty of the people of Gibraltar but that she has no plans to visit the Rock, especially since overseas travel is very limited.

This is not so surprising when considering that she is 89-years-old and Prince Philip is 94 and during 2015, they only travelled to Germany and Malta. There are also always complaints from Spain about royal visits although the people of Gibraltar will at least be slightly comforted by the fact that the Princess Royal is due to visit in 2016.

In some online stories concerning this matter in both Gibraltar and Spain as well as the government press release, the following quote supposedly from Her Majesty is included: ‘This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War’. 

As this year is actually the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, we hope that this is a journalistic mistake rather than an early sign of memory loss in the Palace.

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    • Richard

      04 December 2015 • 08:15

      oh dear oh dear, what on earth are you writing now? this woman was put in her seat by the rothschilds and is a fake monarchy….I really do hate to break it to you english folk like this but…

      The rothschilds funded both word wars and installed leaders thereafter.

      Your country is run by self proclaimed Jews – God save the Queen?anyone?

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