• Current Financial Period Extended Until March 2021 - CM Speech
  • Current Financial Period Extended Until March 2021 - CM Speech

    Below follows the Chief Minister’s full address to Parliament on the second reading of the Appropriation Bill to further extend the current financial period to March 2021:

    Appropriation (Amendment No2) Bill 2020 to further extend the current financial period 2019/20 by a further 6 months to 31 March 2021 (Financial period 2019/2021) 

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Apr 25 - May Day Rally – Feetham’s Invitation to Speak is Withdrawn

mr feethamYesterday evening, Leader of the Opposition Daniel Feetham noted how saddened he was by the fact that the Gibraltar Trades Council has withdrawn a written invitation for him to speak at next week’s May Day Rally. Mr. Feetham described the withdrawal as scandalous. He explained that he originally received a  written invitation on behalf of the Gibraltar Trades Council for him to speak for 10 minutes at the May Day Rally.

Earlier this week, Mr. Feetham met with a top union official who insisted that the Chief Minister had gone ‘ballistic’ when he found out that Mr. Feetham would also speak at the event. The union official in question, therefore, asked the Leader of the Opposition to withdraw as a speaker voluntarily because the Union had a number of issues which it was currently negotiating with the Government which it did not want to jeopardise.

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Apr 25 - Seizure of 10,000 Cigarettes

customs Officers of Customs and the Royal Gibraltar Police this week attended an incident at Eastern Beach following reports that two men were seen acting suspiciously in the area.

A 29-year-old resident of San Roque and a 19 year old La Linea resident were arrested on the beach after being found in possession of a commercial quantity of cigarettes. An area search by the officers resulted in the detection of more cigarettes concealed amongst the rocks nearby.

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Apr 25 - MOD Conservation Initiative Launched

cbf dr cortes Commander British Forces Commodore John Clink and Minister for Environment Dr John Cortes this week officially signed an Integrated Rural Management Plan (IRMP) that covers the whole of the MOD sites in Gibraltar including Buffadero Training Camp.

The MOD has been progressively developing an integrated management planning approach since 1995 and it is MOD policy to ensure that natural environment issues are fully integrated with operational and training requirements and highlighted safety issues.

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