The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia met with several senior Members of Parliament in London yesterday in order to put across the views of the Government in relation to Brexit, the future relationship negotiations and other matters relevant to Gibraltar.
The United Kingdom and Gibraltar Governments have agreed to continue with the structure of Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meetings for intergovernmental business going forward into the future.
The Gibraltar Health Authority has said it has been undertaking a major recruitment drive in order to implement its repatriation policy, significantly increasing the number of doctors within the GHA at all levels and specialities. This has given medical services increased resilience and allowed the GHA to expand the range of services available.
The Minister for Tourism, Gilbert Licudi QC once again introduced the Gibraltar Lecture at this year’s FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival on Friday 4th April.
Government has announced today it has agreed commercial terms for the creation of a new reclamation project and subsequent development within the harbour, in Port waters, to be known as Victoria Keys.
This afternoon, the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, took a call from the Prime Minister Theresa May.
Governor’s Meadow First School this week held an Autism Awareness Week involving the whole school community.
Government has announced that it has signed a collective agreement with Unite the Union in respect of the Postal Grades and Post Office employees at the Mail Centre and Parcel Stores.
Story telling sessions for young children at the John Mackintosh Hall Library have started this week, to a great response. The initiative promoted on social media has proved popular with the first few sessions fully subscribed in the space of 24 hours.
Minister Costa opened a training seminar organised by Gibraltar’s Multi-Agency Sub Training Committee in Child Protection. The seminar, which took place at the Gibraltar University, was attended by professionals across various agencies, including the Care Agency, the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA), the Royal Gibraltar Police, Youth Services and the Department of Education.
The Gibraltar Youth Day Committee (comprised of young people) will once again be organising a Youth Day. The event will be held at the John Mackintosh Hall on Sunday 7th April 2019 from 10am to 6pm.
"The decision this morning by the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament to reverse its position and bow down to pressure from the European Council epitomises much of what is wrong with the European Union."
Stefano Plantone has been awarded First Prize for this year’s Spring Festival Logo competition.
Reacting to the vote in the House of Commons today on the UK's proposed Withdrawal Agreement, the Chief Minister of Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, said:
Minister for Environment and Climate Change John Cortes has presented a Motion in the Gibraltar Parliament calling for the declaration of a Climate Emergency and asking Parliament to commit to a number of measures to address this.