Theresa May Meets with Fabian Picardo, the Gibraltar First Minister

Theresa May, the Prime Minister, has met with Fabian Picardo, the First Minister of Gibraltar, at Downing Street to discuss current matters of interest. These include the UK’s departure from the European Union and the future of the territory.

A spokesperson for the Prime Minister said:

“The Prime Minister met the Chief Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo at Downing Street today. They discussed the work they have done together in a range of areas over the past three years, particularly on the UK’s exit from the EU.

The Chief Minister passed on his thanks from the people of Gibraltar for the Prime Minister’s ongoing support. The Prime Minister reiterated the UK’s steadfast commitment to Gibraltar and expressed her confidence that this will continue.

The Prime Minister and Chief Minister also discussed the latest developments in the Gibraltarian legal case on the detained oil tanker Grace I. The Prime Minister stressed the importance of Gibraltar’s independent legal process being followed and paid tribute to their efforts to implement EU Syria sanctions.”