There were seven hours of detailed intergovernmental discussions between the UK and Gibraltar Governments in London today.

The Gibraltar delegation was led by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and included the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, Attorney General Michael Llamas and UK Representative Dominique Searle.

The discussions were wide-ranging and included officials from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for Exiting the European Union, the Treasury, the Home Office, the Department for the Environment, the Department of Education, the Department of Health, the Department for International Trade and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

The meeting provided an opportunity for the different Brexit working groups to report back on their activities and on their workstreams going forward. A number of visits to Gibraltar by some of these groups have already taken place in order to provide a better understanding of the situation.

Tomorrow morning (Wednesday) the Chief Minister will appear before the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee of the House of Commons given the land borders which both Northern Ireland and Gibraltar will share with the European Union post-Brexit.