The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee will arrive in Gibraltar today ahead of a public evidence session with the Chief Minister tomorrow morning. Eleven MPs from the Committee flew into Málaga yesterday to visit the busy consular service establishment there before crossing the border later today to hear evidence from Fabian Picardo.
2) Hague raised incursions with De Benito (Gibraltar Chronicle)
The UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague, personally raised Britain’s concerns about persistent “illegal” Spanish incursions into British Gibraltar territorial waters, it was revealed yesterday.
3) Britain's gambling clampdown could cripple Gibraltar's economy (Politics.co.uk)
For more than three centuries Gibraltar has been a British territory, yet government proposals - reaching report stage on March 4th in parliament - could deal the Gibraltar economy and British consumers a hammer blow by the end of this year.
4) Realistic Games awarded Gibraltar gaming licence (Gaming Intelligence)
UK-based slots and table games developer Realistic Games has become the latest company to be awarded an online gaming licence by the Gibraltar Gambling Commission.
5) Gibraltar Offers New Pension Schemes To UK Expats (Tax-News.com)
Gibraltar is to introduce Qualified Non-UK Pension Schemes (QNUPS), which will enable British expats to make additional contributions to pension schemes that will be administered by Gibraltar-regulated trustees.
The head of NatWest in Gibraltar said the bank remained committed to the Rock despite news that its parent, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, is to slash its overseas operations following staggering losses.