Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Sir Joe Bossano attacked the GSD’s decision to once again vote against the budget, insisting that borrowing by public companies had “absolutely no connection” to government recurrent expenditure. In a detailed budget address that delved into economic concepts in a bid to deconstruct GSD criticism of the government’s handling of Gibraltar’s public finances, Sir JoeREAD MORE
The GSD will vote against the budget for the third consecutive year, insisting that its stance is a principled position in the face of opaque government finances that do not allow the Opposition to properly carry out its role. Elliott Phillips, the Leader of the Opposition, said the way the Gibraltar Government presented the budget,READ MORE
The Gibraltar Government wants to establish a “world class ecosystem” for medicinal cannabis research in Gibraltar and will consider licensing “a select, highly reputable and well-resourced” group of investors in the sector. During a budget speech yesterday, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said his government believes this could be a “Brexit proof” area of future businessREAD MORE
The Gibraltar Government has sold its 50% interests in the equity of the newest co-ownership estates for £165m, in a deal which it says has unlocked capital value in order to build new affordable homes. The deal was revealed in Parliament yesterday by the Chief Minister, who reassured owners that their co-ownership terms cannot beREAD MORE