• Govt ‘dropped the ball’ on Brexit, GSD says

    Govt ‘dropped the ball’ on Brexit, GSD says0

    The GSD said yesterday that the Gibraltar Government had “dropped the ball” in the course of Brexit negotiations by “not protecting Gibraltar or securing enduring benefits” for its people, as it fired the latest salvo in a row over the divorce deal. The Opposition was responding to a statement issued by No.6 Convent Place the

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  • Govt slams GSD’s ‘amateurish’ analysis of Brexit deal

    Govt slams GSD’s ‘amateurish’ analysis of Brexit deal0

    The Gibraltar Government has ensured that Gibraltar will be “safe and secure” under any eventuality in the chaotic Brexit process, No.6 Convent Place said last night, as it rebutted the latest round of accusations levelled by the GSD over its handling of the withdrawal negotiations. In a strongly-worded statement, the government accused the GSD and

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  • New affordable housing project sparks political clash

    New affordable housing project sparks political clash0

    The GSD has described the Gibraltar Government’s new affordable housing plans as a “repeat” of promises made to the electorate in its now “mothballed Blue Waters Project”, drawing strong rebuke from the Government who insisted the GSD was “deeply jealous” of its housing record. The GSD initiated the clash as it questioned the affordability of

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  • UK Armed Forces Minister welcomes ‘positive milestone’ as new legislation is commenced

    UK Armed Forces Minister welcomes ‘positive milestone’ as new legislation is commenced0

    Gibraltar’s new Armed Forces Act was commenced yesterday as the Governor, Lieutenant General Edward Davis, signed off on the legislation in the presence of the UK’s Minister for the Armed Forces, Mark Lancaster, and Chief Minister Fabian Picardo. The siding took place during a ceremony on board the Royal Navy destroyer HMS Diamond. “This really

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  • Govt and GSD clash over state of roads

    Govt and GSD clash over state of roads0

    The GSD yesterday levied stern criticism at the Gibraltar Government for the way in which the Rock’s roads and pavements have been allowed to deteriorate and, what it claims, is a lack of effective programme of repairs. But, in hitting back yesterday evening the Government insisted that the GSD’s criticism was “opportunistic”. In a statement

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  • Govt slams PP’s ‘confrontational and outdated’ policy on Gib

    Govt slams PP’s ‘confrontational and outdated’ policy on Gib0

    The Gibraltar Government has blasted the Partido Popular’s policy on Gibraltar, labelling it “confrontational and outdated”. The PP’s approach risks undermining the close, positive economic links that exist between Gibraltar and the neighbouring region, No.6 Convent Place said in a statement The Government was reacting to comments made by the party’s controversial former Foreign Minister,

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