The border between Spain and Gibraltar closed between 1969 and 1985. Used as a device to pressure Gibraltarians the border continues to be a key factor in the life of the Rock and its hinterland. This lecture will look at the human and political factors of the dispute with Spain and how the future management of the frontier is critical for more than the 32,000 strong population.
Dominique Searle is Chief Minister’s Special Representative (HM Government of Gibraltar), based between London and Gibraltar and since July 2016, Gibraltar Representative to the UK.
Supported by the Centre for Cross Border Studies