Gibraltar: European Parliament Elections

House of Lords written question – answered on 7th November 2001.

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Photo of Lord Kilclooney Lord Kilclooney Crossbench

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether British residents in Gibraltar will have the right to vote in the next election at the European Parliament.

Photo of Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean Minister of State (Middle East), Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry, Minister for Trade and Investment and Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (also Department of Trade and Industry), Minister of State (Trade and Investment) Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (also FCO)

Her Majesty's Government are actively working to ensure Gibraltar's enfranchisement in time for the 2004 elections to the European Parliament. We unequivocally accept the obligation to give effect to the judgment of the ECHR and are continuing our efforts to this end.

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