Gibraltar politicians meet UK civil servants and politicians in London

Chief and Deputy Chief Minister with Sir Alan Duncan

THE Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia held lengthy discussions on January 19 at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on a number of issues affecting Gibraltar, including the planned withdrawal from the European Union.

The meeting included officials from the Foreign Office, the Department for Exiting the European Union and from the Cabinet Office.

There were a number of updates from both sides on Brexit issues and a determination that the United Kingdom and Gibraltar should continue to work through these matters in a positive and constructive manner according to a Gibraltar government announcement.

There was also an opportunity to meet Europe Minister Sir Alan Duncan MP.

The Gibraltar team, which included the Attorney General Michael Llamas and UK Representative Dominique Searle, later met with Sir Keir Starmer QC who is the Labour Shadow Brexit Minister. 

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