• Brexit talks intensify as Gibraltar delegation heads to UN

    Brexit talks intensify as Gibraltar delegation heads to UN0

    Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia will deliver his first address to the UN Fourth Committee in New York today, stepping in for Chief Minister Fabian Picardo who had to cancel the second of his annual trips across the Atlantic in order to attend meetings on Gibraltar’s post-Brexit future. This is the first time in

  • Together Gibraltar in summer drive

    Together Gibraltar in summer drive0

    Together Gibraltar will host meetings throughout the month of August for “under-represented groups and individuals”. Over the past 12 months, the group has promoted grassroots politics through its meetings and campaigns – on issues from education to environmental policy and gender equality to reproductive rights. At the end of the month it will hold a

  • Cross-border union group holds first meeting

    Cross-border union group holds first meeting0

    The IRTUC (South) Interregional Trade Unions Council held its first executive meeting yesterday at the offices of Unite the Union in Gibraltar. All four member unions – Unite the Union, NASUWT, and Spanish unions CCOO and UGT – were represented. The council reiterated its primary objectives which are its opposition to Brexit, the right to

  • Cortes in London meetings

    Cortes in London meetings0

    The Minister for Education and Environment, Dr John Cortes, represented the Government of Gibraltar in London at the Overseas Territories pre-Joint Ministerial Council meeting this week. The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss the agenda for the full JMC meeting at the end of the year. In addition, subjects such as the environment

  • Unite’s Christian Duo addresses workers at Interserve

    Unite’s Christian Duo addresses workers at Interserve0

    Unite cancels Interserve strike after agreeing ‘negotiated proposal’ Unite the Union has cancelled planned industrial action at Interserve after reaching a negotiated proposal with the company following constructive and positive discussions. The union had planned to start industrial action today following the walkout earlier this week in protest at news that Interserve was to cut

  • Govt briefs UK parliamentarians on Brexit developments

    Govt briefs UK parliamentarians on Brexit developments0

    Gibraltar’s Brexit concerns were aired simultaneously in the House of Commons and on the Rock yesterday as the Chief Minister addressed peers and MPs in London whilst the Deputy Chief Minister hosted a visiting delegation of MPs locally. A group of around 20 peers and MPs attended an early breakfast briefing hosted by Chief Minister