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The Development and Planning Commission held its first full meeting using virtual technology this morning. This has become necessary as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and public health advice on gatherings and social distancing.

On a day that it is delighted to report no active cases of Covid-19, HM Government of Gibraltar has confirmed that the GHA already holds considerable stocks of a drug that has been proven to reduce deaths by up to one-third for the sickest of patients.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has said that Gibraltar has a clear willingness to use our uniqueness to our advantage as we carve out our own destiny and our own place in the world. He added that those values are, inevitably, shaped by our experiences of the past and our hopes for the future.

The Gibraltar Port Authority would like to remind the general public and especially recreational pleasure craft users that there is a speed limit of 5 knots for all vessels in the inner harbour.

The report relates to the results of two privacy awareness surveys carried out in schools in Gibraltar during the 2019/20 academic year.

The open season for Bluefin tuna in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) commenced on Tuesday 16th June 2020 and ends on the 14th October 2020 or until the Total Allowable Catch (TAC) is reached.

Local Youth Clubs re-opened earlier this month following instructions and guidelines set out by Public Health and Civil Contingencies.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has confirmed that, following direct contact between the Chief Minister and the Spanish Minister of the Interior, residents of Gibraltar and EU residents of Gibraltar are now able to cross the frontier into Spain.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and following the Business Employee Assistance Terms (“BEAT”) measures announced by HM Government of Gibraltar, the Income Tax Office has updated the method for submitting P8 returns for 2019/2020.

The Income Tax Office is modernising and streamlining its services and aims to launch an online tool both for income declarations for the 2019/2020 tax year and the corresponding claim for allowances.

Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar says it welcomes the positive and cordial engagement today with officials of the Government of Spain in the context of an initial contact for exploratory discussions relating to the post-Brexit relationship between Gibraltar and Spain and the EU.

The Chamber of Commerce and the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses have teamed up with Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar to launch a marketing campaign to support local businesses after several months of lockdown.

After the success of ‘Bubbles’ at Eastern Beach, the Department of the Environment & Climate Change have introduced ‘Star’, the environmentally friendly, plastic-eating, aquatic mammal that will reside at Camp Bay.

Last week marked Volunteers’ Week in the United Kingdom and the Ministry of Health and Care have said they would like to pay tribute to all those local volunteers who have contributed so much during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Department of Education is as from today, inviting any qualified teacher who is living in Gibraltar and who would like to register as a supply teacher for the Department of Education, to register using the registration form found on the Department’s website.

A delegation of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar, led by the Chief Minister, Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, will tomorrow attend preliminary talks with Spanish officials in Malaga.

The Government is advising the public to consider wearing face coverings in enclosed public spaces eg supermarkets where usual social distancing measures may be difficult. A mask is obligatory on public transport.

The Government has today been advised of the presence of legionella bacteria in parts of the water system at some of our schools.

The Ministry of Transport together with Gibraltar Parking Management Services Ltd (GPMSL) would like to inform the public that as from Monday 1st June, and as part of “Phase 3 of Unlock the Rock”, the Parking Management Officers (PMOs) will slowly and gradually start to monitor the different parking areas in Gibraltar.

The Specialised Committee on Gibraltar, which was established under the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement, met for the first time this morning. The meeting was conducted virtually.