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Stealth EU membership via Gibraltar

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As everyone knows, Gibraltar is simultaneously an independent state, a BOT (British Overseas Territory) and a member of the EU. Gibraltarians have British Overseas Territory Citizenship (BOTC) and can, under the British Nationality Act 1981, register for British Citizenship. It seems only fair that there should be a reciprocal arrangement and that UK-resident British citizens should also be eligible for Gibraltar BOTC status. This would give everyone in the UK the ability to retain the free movement rights of EU membership after the UK leaves the EU.

This doesn't include the Channel Islands or Isle of Man of course, which are not currently part of the UK or EU.
hippo, Oct 29 2016

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       // This would give everyone in the UK the ability to retain the free movement rights of EU membership after the UK leaves the EU. //   

       Alternatively, they could just be issued with a Challenger II main battle tank and instructions to "go on, have a bit of fun". It's an "open borders" policy, but with collateral damage.
8th of 7, Oct 29 2016
  

       I can't actually read this at mo but positive it deserves a bun!
po, Oct 29 2016
  

       Gibraltar is all very well and good, but (a) most of it is on a 45° slope and (b) it closes early on Wednesdays.   

       On the plus side, cigarettes and alcohol are gloriously untaxed there. Makes you appreciate just how cheap a paper tube of dried leaves can be.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 29 2016
  

       No need to worry as the UK and the EU will share an open border with total freedom of movement in Ireland. Any UK citizen who wants to visit the EU can simply travel to Ireland, and any EU citizen wanting to visit the UK can do the same and enter the UK via Northern Ireland, without ever encountering the type of border control that will be in place in Dover or Heathrow. The idiocy of this anomaly provides me with great merriment, as the half witted clowns who run the British government have totally failed to factor in its consequences. 'Oh look - there's a big hole in the plane' 'Never fear, we hardly ever land on water - it'll be all right'
xenzag, Oct 29 2016
  

       // half witted clowns who run the British government //   

       That statement is a vile calumny against clowns.
8th of 7, Oct 29 2016
  
      
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