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Rockall: Sovereignty

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL16342, tabled on 12 June 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have received from the government of the Republic of Ireland about the ownership of Rockall and its 12-mile territorial sea.

Answered on

26 June 2019

‚ÄčThere have been no representations from the Irish Government about the ownership of Rockall. Both the Irish Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have said that Ireland has no claim to Rockall and does not recognise any other sovereign claim to it.