HC Deb 20 May 1982 vol 24 c153W
Q25. Mr. Latham

asked the Prime Minister whether she will make a statement on the future of Gibraltar.

The Prime Minister

I refer my hon. Friend to the reply given by my right hon. Friend, the Member for Mid-Oxon (Mr. Hurd), to my hon. Friend the Member for Manchester, Withington (Mr. Silvester) on 20 April. In joining in the negotiations envisaged in the Lisbon statement, we shall, of course, maintain our commitment to honour the freely and democratically expressed wishes of the people of Gibraltar as set out in the preamble to the Gibraltar constitution.