• Office of the Ombudsman marks 20th anniversary

    Office of the Ombudsman marks 20th anniversary

    • December 10, 2018

    The Ombudsman’s Office today celebrates its 20th anniversary with a reception of Public Service Ombudsmen from Malta, England, Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Today marks 20 years since Parliament enacted the Public Services Ombudsman Act 1988. This was shortly followed by the establishment of the Office of the Ombudsman. Former Ombudsmen Henry Pinna and

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  • Government launches eastside affordable housing project

    Government launches eastside affordable housing project

    • December 8, 2018

    The Gibraltar Government yesterday outlined the first project of its second wave of affordable housing developments, which will also mark the redevelopment of the Eastside of the Rock. Hassan Centenary Terraces will be situated on the eastside and will consist of some 665 flats spread out over six buildings. The composition of properties includes four

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  • Gibraltar would say ‘stop Brexit completely’ if Commons rejects May’s deal – CM

    Gibraltar would say ‘stop Brexit completely’ if Commons rejects May’s deal – CM

    • December 7, 2018

    The Gibraltar Government would urge the UK to “stop Brexit completely” if MPs vote against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement next week, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said yesterday. Speaking to GBC after returning to Gibraltar from London yesterday, Mr Picardo highlighted two important developments this week which he said had opened up new possibilities

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  • Govt urged to backtrack on school parking scheme

    Govt urged to backtrack on school parking scheme

    • December 6, 2018

    Both the GSD and Together Gibraltar have criticised the Government’s plans to sell over 250 parking spaces under Notre Dame/St Anne’s and the new comprehensive schools. For its part the GSD described the move as a “blatant grab for cash” and called on the Government to reconsider selling the parking space and instead offer them

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  • Credit Finance ‘an extension of government’, GSD says

    Credit Finance ‘an extension of government’, GSD says

    • December 6, 2018

    The GSD has said its concerns over Credit Finance Company Limited and its role in supporting the Gibraltar Government’s “extravagant capital spending programme” have been confirmed. In a statement, the party explained that the company has now finally filed audited accounts for the five years ended December 31, 2017 at Companies House. And, according to

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  • Three GHA employees arrested in manslaughter investigation

    Three GHA employees arrested in manslaughter investigation

    • December 5, 2018

    Three employees of the Gibraltar Health Authority have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter as a result of negligence leading to the death of a newborn baby at St Bernard’s Hospital. This follows an investigation being conducted by the Royal Gibraltar Police following a referral to HM Coroner by the GHA. The investigation is at

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