I think it is rightfully so that the Gibraltar should be represented as a U.K. situation because
A. It should hold some precedent for “The Rock” to hold some military strategic value
B.Tourism is also a significant industry. Gibraltar is a popular port for cruise ships and attracts day visitors from resorts in Spain. The Rock is a popular tourist attraction, particularly among British tourists and residents in the southern coast of Spain.
C. Foreign relation perhaps because of it’s strategic position