Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Brexit and Gibraltar

Brexit and Gibraltar
Published Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7963
    When the UK leaves the EU Gibraltar., a British Overseas Territory, will leave too. But could special arrangements be negotiated for Gibraltar? Will Spain cooperate in the negotiations between the EU and the UK or could Gibraltar become a bargaining chip for Spain to push its sovereignty claim? This paper considers Gibraltar's constitutional status and some of the possible impacts of Brexit.