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GIBRALTAR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 313: tabled on 11 February 1999

Tabled in the 1998-99 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House deplores the actions of the Spanish Government in blockading Gibraltar in flagrant contravention of European Union law, threatening to prevent Gibraltar driving licence holders from entering Spain and threatening to refuse Gibraltar-bound civil airliners the right to overfly Spanish airspace; calls on the Government to make clear its determination to protect Gibraltar's territorial waters and to provide the necessary naval support to prevent further unacceptable incursions by Spanish fishermen; and further calls on the Government to act more vigorously in defence of Gibraltar's political and economic interests and to reaffirm its support for the people of Gibraltar in their firm stand against these attempts to force Gibraltar to accept Spanish sovereignty.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.