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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC, said: "The Government acknowledges 103 responses to the Command Paper on Abortion and thanks all those who took the time to write in for their measured submissions to this stage of the public consultation.

Representatives from countries around the world are meeting in Poland in a further attempt to steer decisive climate action.

As the festive season comes into full swing, arrangements are well underway for the organisation of the Three Kings’ Cavalcade, organised by the Cavalcade Committee.

The Government of Gibraltar has said that their position has always been that the annual UN Consensus decision is contradictory and unacceptable and they have never supported it.

Clubhouse Gibraltar would like to thank GIBUNCO for funding the printing of their new brochures and stationery depicting their new logo.

The Chief Minister of Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, has today issued a Bulletin of Circulars to all Civil Servants and Public Sector workers to thank them for their support whilst he and the Deputy Chief Minister have been dealing with Brexit matters.

While the Chief Minister continued his high level meetings and media appearances in London, Minister for Education, Environment and Climate Change John Cortes was representing Gibraltar at the UK Overseas Territories’ Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) in Lancaster House.

CHAMP (Children, Healthy and Active! Multi-agency Programme) as a local public health initiative, launched its third phase of planned events on Saturday 8th December.

The Gibraltar Health Authority have announced the commencement of recruitment of a third matron, who will be deployed to support Mental Health Services across the GHA.

In the lead up to the festive season, HM Customs are again reminding the public of the obligation to declare on importation, all dutiable goods that have been obtained outside of Gibraltar.

The Government have said it has been closely monitoring developments worldwide, and particularly within Europe, in relation to the recent proliferation of personal electric transporters, especially electric scooters.

easyJet has celebrated the commencement of its new service between Gibraltar and London Luton today.

Clubhouse Gibraltar are pointing out that the most valuable gift you can give this Christmas is Mental Health Support.

The University of Gibraltar is hosting a special ‘Meet the artist’ public lecture on Wednesday 5th December.

 

The Government has advertised the sale of over 250 parking spaces under Notre Dame/St Anne’s Schools and the new Comprehensive Schools.

Each year since coming into office in 2011, the Chief Minister has made a donation to a local charity rather than to send out official Christmas cards. As this year marks the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics, the Chief Minister has chosen Special Olympics Gibraltar as this year’s beneficiary.

As part of the implementation of recommendations contained within the Sustainable, Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan, Government have announced legislative changes to incorporate a number of initiatives to enhance the Gibraltar Blue Badge Scheme.

Last week saw a team from the UK National CBRN Centre deliver a 5-day Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Operational and Tactical Command Course to 18 members from across Gibraltar’s Emergency Services, responding partners and the military.

The Minister for Health, Care and Justice, the Honourable Neil F. Costa MP has published legislation implementing 3 European Council Decisions, which seek to intensify cross-border cooperation between Member States, particularly in combating terrorism and cross-border crime.

3rd December is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). This day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues, mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.