Within this morning’s Financial Times Chief Minister Fabian Picardo’s letter was published.
The letter read, ‘Sir,
Your otherwise excellent editorial for Tuesday 5th February on Argentina and the Falkland Islands is wrong only in one material respect. Successive British Foreign Secretaries have insisted that they will not engage bilaterally with Spain on Gibraltar issues, referring their counterparts to the Trilateral Process for Dialogue in which the UK, Spain and Gibraltar have agreed to discuss all matters of mutual interest except sovereignty.
Following his appointment as GSD leader, Daniel Feetham accused the GSLP/ Liberal Government of perpetrating an ‘electoral fraud’ on the electorate, for not being able to deliver their manifesto commitments. The Government has today responded to the claim, noting that it is absurd and betrays a lack of understanding of what happened when the GSD repeated a number of pledges in two General Election manifestos because they were unable to deliver those pledges on time.
Today’s YGTV Daily Photograph Competition winner is Cerianne Harrison, once again, for her heart-warming shot of a baby sitting on a suitcase. The soft undertones of the photograph, as well as the subject matter, keeps the viewer’s interest.
The Traffic light system on the junction between Queensway, Europort Road and Reclamation Road has been replaced with a new set up. The new system users detectors at a number of locations including under the road surface, to provide real time management of waiting times in line with demand and the aim to improve traffic flow in the area.