Delegation of MPs visits Gibraltar for briefing

Emily Thornberry in red

WITH National Day taking place on September 10 without any red and white balloons, it seems that the hot air may be replaced by an enormous delegation of politicians anxious to see what Gibraltar gets up to when it lets its hair down.

In fairness, this is a major coup for the Gibraltar government to persuade 19 sitting MPs (11 Conservative, 6 Labour and 2 SNP) together with two Lords and two MEPs (one of whom does represent the dissenting voice of UKIP) to visit the Rock on this important occasion to discover the arguments being put forward for a Gibraltar in partnership with the EU and not as part of Spain!

To accompany the visit, a letter has been received from shadow Foreign Secretary, Emily Thornberry MP where she commits her party to fully back Gibraltar and never to allow any talks on sovereignty to take place unless it be the will of the Gibraltar people.

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John Smith

Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica. Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene. Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews

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