Letter: Ancient Morocco lays claim to Ceuta

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Sir: It was nice of Olga Bel to tell us that the Spanish enclave of Ceuta voted in 1640 to stay with Spain. She did not give the actual figures.

I seem to remember that, rather more recently, in 1967, the people of Gibraltar voted by 12,800 to 44 to remain British. So I'm sure that will be all right with Spain, then.


(Greater Manchester East, Lab)

Mossley, Lancashire