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22nd June 2022, 17:40

Chief Minister leads tributes to Lady Marcelle Hassan and Claire Borrell in Parliament

The Chief Minister led tributes to Lady Marcelle Hassan, and founder of Women In Need, Claire Borrell, in Parliament.

Fabian Picardo extended the condolences of the whole of Gibraltar, an the House, to Lady Hassan's family, including her daughter, Marlene Hassan Nahon MP - saying Lady Hassan came from beyond Gibraltar's shores but became one of us, and will forever remain with us. 

Mr Picardo described Claire Borrell as a force, who stood up to marital abuse in a society where such things were taboo, and took a stand for all women. He extended the condolences of all Gibraltar to her children. 

Minute's silences were observed for both Lady Hassan and Claire Borrell after tributes from other speakers.

You can read the Chief Minister's full statement here.