September 10 – Gibraltar's National Day is celebrated annually, as the official national day of the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. The day commemorates Gibraltar's first sovereignty referendum of 1967, in which Gibraltarian voted to remain under British sovereignty, with institutions of self-government.
Chief Minister reads last message from the Queen to Gibraltar:
The Council, attended by Privy Councillors, first proclaimed the Sovereign in his absence, and formally approved various consequential Orders, including the arrangements for the Proclamation. The second part is the holding by the King of His Majesty’s first Privy Council.
King Charles made his Declaration and read and signed an oath to uphold the security of the Church in Scotland and approve Orders in Council which facilitate continuity of government.
Flags on the Rock were raised at 10am to coincide with this first public reading of the Proclamation.
The Principal Proclamation has been read from the balcony overlooking Friary Court at St James's Palace.