HC Deb 23 June 1966 vol 730 cc117-8W
67. Mr. Wall

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will make a statement on the position in Gibraltar since the Anglo-Spanish talks.

72. Mr. George Jeger

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether there has been any change in the restrictions at the Gibraltar-Spain frontier since the talks with the Spanish Government commenced.

Mr. Frederick Lee

There has been no significant change in the position either in Gibraltar or at the frontier since the Anglo-Spanish talks commenced. Recent reports that the importation of certain goods from Gibraltar into Spain through Algeciras had been prohibited have been denied by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Mr. Edward M. Taylor

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what representations he has now had from the Government of Gibraltar regarding the talks with Spain.

Mr. Frederick Lee

I have been kept fully informed of the views and feelings period. Earlier figures relating to aliens are not readily available.

of the people of Gibraltar through the Governor with whom I am in close touch. As the House is aware I met the Chief Minister of Gibraltar and his Deputy when they came to London for consultations at the beginning of May.