§ Mr. Ancram:
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans his Department has for celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of British rule in Gibraltar; what plans his Department has to promote the anniversary; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Straw:
I refer the right hon. Member to the statement of the Government's intentions on this matter given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence during his intervention in the debate on the Gracious Speech on 27 November 2003, Official Report, columns 224–25.