• Crunch time for Gorham’s Cave

    Crunch time for Gorham’s Cave

    • July 11, 2016

    Gibraltar will find out this week if its UNESCO bid for World Heritage status of its ‘Neanderthal Caves and Environments’ has been successful. The World Heritage Committee is meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, this week. Its 40th session was scheduled to begin yesterday and is expected to end 20 July. . Gibraltar’s nomination is expected to

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  • Independent Hassan Nahon urges Govt to pay tax rebates

    Independent Hassan Nahon urges Govt to pay tax rebates

    • July 9, 2016

    There is no excuse for the delay in refunding the £30million that is owed in tax rebates, independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon has told Parliament. Especially, she said, when the sums are extortionate and in effect being borrowed by the Government but not included as part of its public debt, a public debt figure which

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  • Linares outlines youth changes

    Linares outlines youth changes

    • July 9, 2016

    The Gibraltar Youth Service has undergone a number of significant changes in the past year, most noticeably within its structure and staffing arrangements, Minister for Sports, Culture, Heritage and Youth Steven Linares, told Parliament during the budget session. This, he said, had led to an increase in face to face work with more young people,

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  • Phillips calls for better opportunities for Gib’s young people

    Phillips calls for better opportunities for Gib’s young people

    • July 9, 2016

    GSD MP Elliott Phillips has highlighted the modern apprenticeship schemes in Germany and the United Kingdom as “excellent workable examples”, urging the Government to follow suit. In his maiden budget address Mr Phillips said that building a successful economy depends on the creation of better opportunities for young people. “It cannot happen overnight and it

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  • ‘Rent arrears no more’, Sacramento says

    ‘Rent arrears no more’, Sacramento says

    • July 9, 2016

    The problem of rent arrears has been resolved, Housing Minister Samantha Sacramento has said. Reflecting on the long-standing problem in her budget address in Parliament this week, Ms Sacramento said the most notable achievement in the Housing Department this financial year has been the implementation of procedures to recover arrears of housing rent Ms Sacramento

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  • Llamas slams Disability Bill delays

    Llamas slams Disability Bill delays

    • July 9, 2016

    The delay in bringing to Parliament the Disability Bill adopting the UN Convention was raised by Opposition member Lawrence Llamas in his budget speech. He said the command paper was issued months before the last General Election and that it is “simply reprehensible for Government to drag its feet on this one.” He also noted

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