UK-EU Future Relationship: UK and Gibraltar Hold Further Discussions With Spain

Today's discussions focussed on issues relating to Gibraltar, as negotiations with the EU on our future relationship continue

Today the United Kingdom, Gibraltar and Spain held further constructive discussions on a range of issues relating to the bilateral relationship, with particular focus on those issues relating to Gibraltar as negotiations with the EU on our future relationship are ongoing.

The UK delegation comprised officials from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and HM Ambassador to Spain. The Chief Minister, Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, led for Gibraltar. The Spanish delegation comprised officials from the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other ministries.

The discussion focussed on those areas of the UK-EU future relationship that are relevant to Gibraltar, including the mobility of persons in the region and continued access to provide cross-border services.

The UK Government has always been clear that Gibraltar is an integral part of our negotiations with the EU and we continue to seek outcomes which support Gibraltar’s interests.

The UK, Spain and Gibraltar have agreed to meet again soon and reaffirmed their intention to work constructively and positively to deliver their shared priority of continued well-being and prosperity of people in the region.