His Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is delighted to note that James Cleverly is to remain as Foreign Secretary and that Dominic Raab returns to Government as Deputy Prime Minister.
The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo KC MP, said: ‘I’m delighted to note the return of Dominic Raab, a historic friend of Gibraltar. I am particularly happy also that James Cleverly has been kept in his post as Foreign Secretary, a testament to the excellent work he has done in the time he has been in post, not least in relation to Gibraltar and our important, ongoing, negotiations with the European Union. Both Mr Raab and Mr Cleverly are individuals with whom I have enjoyed working in the past in their time in the British Cabinet. I have written to both Mr Cleverly and Mr Raab to congratulate them on their appointments and to highlight how useful it is to have them now in posts that will relevant to Gibraltar.’