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Public Bill Committee: Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill: Report on civil partnership (18 Jul 2018)

Tim Loughton: the moment. It would also make me very happy. We would be doing a bit of catching up with many other countries throughout the world for whom civil partnerships have been part of their fabric for many years. That includes Gibraltar and the Isle of Man, which brought them in in 2016. Someone not a million miles from this Committee Room was the first UK citizen to take advantage of a civil...

Russia and the Council of Europe — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (18 Jul 2018)

Edward Leigh: ...’s abuses. We did suspend their voting rights because of Crimea. Without getting into all the history, I should say that the history of Crimea is complicated and somewhat different from that of Gibraltar. Nobody, as far as I know, in the Council of Europe, the House of Lords or the House of Commons objected when Khrushchev wrested Crimea from Russia in the 1950s and transferred it...

EU Exit: Future Relationship White Paper - Statement (12 Jul 2018)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ..., what is called a facilitated customs arrangement, rather makes Heath Robinson look simple. It expects VAT, standards, numbers, rules of origin details, safety and hygiene all to be checked by remote, high-tech and yet to be developed software. I have my doubts. The negotiation on future relationships with the EU are of immense consequence to Gibraltar as well as to the devolved...

Eu: Future Relationship White Paper (12 Jul 2018)

Mike Gapes: ...two references to the overseas territories: one on page 96 and one in the conclusions. What does this White Paper mean for British overseas territories? Does it mean that they, and particularly Gibraltar, will be treated in exactly the same way as the UK during any transition period?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Inspections (10 Jul 2018)

Nusrat Ghani: The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) monitors the inspection of foreign flag ships in UK and Gibraltar ports and anchorages under the Port State Control regime. The target for this is set on a calendar year basis. The number of inspections for 2017 and 2018, to date are shown below. 2017 2018 (to date 04/07/2018) Priority I high risk 18 12 Priority I non-high-risk 885...

Brexit: UK-EU Relations (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (2 Jul 2018)

Lord Boswell of Aynho: ...we published a comprehensive report as early as December 2016, and we remain firmly on the case. There are what might appear to be second-order issues that could derail the negotiations, as the recent disagreements over Galileo demonstrate. We also need to defend the interests of the Crown dependencies, Gibraltar and the other overseas territories. I conclude with a final word from my...

European Council - Statement (2 Jul 2018)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...well as realistic and workable proposals from the UK”, highlighting that the fractures at the heart of government are damaging our interests. Nothing in the conclusions reflects the Prime Minister’s optimism when she arrived in Brussels hailing the significant progress of recent weeks. The reference to Gibraltar will rightly raise concerns, so I hope the Leader can inform your...

June European Council (2 Jul 2018)

Liz McInnes: Like Northern Ireland, Gibraltar is an integral part of our country. Can the Prime Minister update the House on what progress has been made in negotiations on the Gibraltarian border?

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office: Outsourcing: Value for Money (27 Jun 2018)

Craig Mackinlay: My right hon. Friend might be aware of a petition in Gibraltar for it to have an MP elected to our Parliament. The petition now has close to 10,000 signatures, which is almost half the electorate of the rock. Will he therefore consider backing my private Member’s Bill to give Gibraltar the option of electing an MP to this place and reward Gibraltarians for their unwavering loyalty?

Written Answers — Treasury: Fort Kinnaird: Sales (26 Jun 2018)

Robert Jenrick: ...that assets held in joint venture structures, rather than by The Crown Estate alone, were not included in the transfer to Scottish Ministers. The Crown Estate held a 50% interest in the Gibraltar English Limited Partnership, with the remainder held by the Hercules Unit Trust, advised by British Land. The Crown Estate operates independently from Government under the Crown Estate...

Representation of the People (Gibraltar) (19 Jun 2018)

Craig Mackinlay: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for the representation of Gibraltar by a Member of the House of Commons; and for connected purposes. All 14 of the UK’s overseas territories are different; all are special. All share our monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, as their Head of State; most are internally self-governing. The overseas territory that now sits in a unique...

NHS Long-Term Plan: Sewel Convention (18 Jun 2018)

Patrick Grady: The reality is that the Government have completely failed to respect the outcomes of both the independence and the Brexit referendums. They have refused to respect the differential result in Scotland, Northern Ireland, London and Gibraltar. This goes beyond the simple question of the Sewel convention as it applies to Scotland; it is about how it applies across the whole of the United...

Written Answers — Treasury: Cryptocurrencies (12 Jun 2018)

Catherine McKinnell: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the policy of (a) Gibraltar, (b) Switzerland and (c) Malta on cryptocurrencies; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Gibraltar: Territorial Waters (6 Jun 2018)

Henry Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to preserve the integrity of UK sovereign waters around Gibraltar.

Airports National Policy Statement (5 Jun 2018)

Chris Grayling: That is the most important thing for everyone in the House to bear in mind, whether they are in Scotland, the north of England, the south-west, Wales or Northern Ireland, and we should not forget our Crown dependencies and Gibraltar either. They also depend on air links to the UK. This project is a way of making sure that our citizens—the people we represent—and the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Spain: Gibraltar Airport (5 Jun 2018)

Lord Hoyle: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Spain about the provision of an access point from the Spanish side of the border into Gibraltar Airport.

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments (21 May 2018)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...on this Bill, on the register of overseas companies that own UK property. We anticipate that that register will be ready for use in 2021. The noble and learned Baroness, Lady Butler-Sloss, pointed to other jurisdictions such as Gibraltar. At this point, I acknowledge the contributions of my noble friend Lord Naseby and other noble friends, and noble Lords across the Chamber, who...

Gaming Machines (17 May 2018)

Tom Watson: ...reduction, and the Minister has suggested she will increase remote gaming duty to cover this. Would it not be more appropriate to close the loophole that allows British online gambling companies based in Gibraltar to avoid paying tax? Secondly, the Government have chosen not to implement a statutory levy for research, education and treatment at this point, but there was a significant call...

UK-EU Security Partnership - Question (17 May 2018)

Lord West of Spithead: ...the talk on defence but does not put its money where its mouth is? I am afraid that many other countries in Europe have a very different view from us on foreign policy—on the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar, for example, and one could go on. We need to be very careful. Yes, we need to be tied into it because European security is our security—indeed, we have ensured its security...

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