Strong supporter of Gibraltar is LibDem deputy leader in UK

The Leader of the Liberal Party Dr Joseph Garcia has welcomed the election of MP Simon Hughes as Deputy Leader of the UK Liberal Democrats.

Simon Hughes has been a strong supporter of Gibraltar for many years and is a regular visitor to the Rock. He was in Gibraltar last year during the European election campaign. Dr Garcia has sent him a message of congratulations.

Commenting on the matter, Dr Garcia said:

“Simon is a good friend of Gibraltar and his election as Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats is a considerable personal achievement for him and very good news for Gibraltar. I am delighted.”