PM considers Gibraltar checks 'totally disproportionate'

Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesman has confirmed Britain is "seriously considering" taking legal action against Spain over extra checks at the border with Gibraltar.

The spokesman said the tighter checks by Spanish officials, which are causing long delays, are "politically motivated and totally disproportionate".

Read: Why Gibraltar is such a rocky point with Spain

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UK considers Spain legal action

The Government is "carefully considering" the possibility of legal action against Spain over the imposition of additional border checks on Gibraltar.