“Without prejudice to the United Kingdom’s responsibility for Gibraltar’s compliance with European Union law, matters which under this Constitution are the responsibility of Ministers shall not cease to be so even though they arise in the context of the European Union.”
The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia have held a number of political meetings in London throughout the day. This follows the EU Referendum last week in which Gibraltar voted overwhelmingly to remain.
In the light of the outcome of last week’s Referendum, the Government considers it important that people understand the procedure that exists for the withdrawal of a Member State from the European Union. The procedure confirms that it is very much a case of business as usual for a number of years to come and that therefore people should not expect any dramatic change for a considerable period of time.
Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, has been working closely with GibMedia in order to provide a very entertaining programme for this year’s 2016 Summer Nights. HM Government of Gibraltar is pleased to offer a wide variety of activities, with something for everyone to enjoy.
Full transcript of the Chief Minister's statement to the Gibraltar Parliament on Friday 24th June.
53yr old Spanish national Juan Ignacio MINGUEZ MARTINEZ, a resident of Madrid, Spain, appeared before Magistrates’ Court this morning and pleaded Guilty to one count of Conduct likely to cause a Breach of the Peace. The matter has been adjourned until Tuesday 28th June 2016 for sentencing, and the defendant remanded in custody until that time.
St Anne’s School distributes the amount raised between four charities: Action for Schools Sierra Leone, Cancer Research UK, MND Gibraltar and St John’s Ambulance.
The University Educators for Sustainable Development (UE4SD) has brought together 55 partners in 33 countries during its three year duration. The main aim of the project is to change University education so that it can prepare students, regardless of course or specialization, to understand and apply global responsibility.
In line with recent announcements, the Ministry of Business and Employment yesterday organised workshops for prospective candidates for security guard vacancies. These workshops are part of the new employment strategy’s focused drive to reduce unemployment in Gibraltar. The vacancies in question are in relation to posts for private companies that are Government Approved Contractors.
The UK Prime Minister David Cameron has recorded a video message for the people of Gibraltar.
German cruise ship MS Europa 2 made its inaugural call to the port of Gibraltar on Friday 17th June at 5:30pm.
This year’s Summer Sports and Leisure programme organised by the Gibraltar Sports & Leisure Authority (GSLA) and sponsored by NatWest will be launched on Tuesday 28th June 11am at the NatWest boardroom, Line Wall Road.
The Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party condemns the misquoting of GSLP leader Fabian Picardo QC MP in the leaflets distributed around Gibraltar by those campaigning to Leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum. The deceptive and intentionally misleading leaflet is a deception too far.
The Government of Gibraltar has today announced that it has successfully negotiated a settlement with Obrascon Huarte Lain SA (OHL) to complete the runway tunnel. It has been agreed that this settlement will avoid further delays by requiring the contractor to complete the tunnel by 30th November 2018. Furthermore, it will do so at a price close to the original 2008 budget. The completion contract explicitly specifies that any delay to the contracted completion date would immediately incur financial penalties to be paid to Government by OHL.
Thursday morning the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, and Minister for Social Services, Samantha Sacramento, attended the Special Olympics Football tournament. Congratulations to all athletes who participated.
Under Thursday’s sad circumstances the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo, welcomed the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron, to Gibraltar. A decision was made to cancel all political campaigning and Mr Picardo and Mr Cameron proceeded directly to the Rock Hotel, where they had been scheduled to meet in private.
Last week the Year 1 children and teachers at St Joseph’s First School went to school dressed as Neanderthals to support their learning of the topic. Students thoroughly enjoyed re-enacting the life of Neanderthal people by making cave paintings and crafting a mammoth using creative resources.
Gibraltar’s beaches will be hosting three special evening events over the next few months combining market tents and family entertainment to add festive flavour to the summer season.
Author of ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’ confirmed for 2016 Festival.
Well known author Louis de Bernieres and the former First Sea Lord of the Royal Navy, Admiral Alan West are among the leading speakers taking part in this year’s prestigious Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival.