• Govt and GSD clash again over housing case

    Govt and GSD clash again over housing case0

    The GSD has suggested that Chief Minister Fabian Picardo should resign following the controversy over the Court of Appeal’s recent judgement in a housing rent control case, drawing a stinging response from the Gibraltar Government. The GSD accused Mr Picardo of misinforming Parliament when he presented an amendment to housing legislation in 2013 which the

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  • Budget Address from the leader of the Opposition

    Budget Address from the leader of the Opposition0

    Budget address by the leader of the Opposition, Elliott Phillips INTRODUCTION 1. MR SPEAKER this is my third budget contribution and my first as Parliamentary Leader of the Opposition. It is a privilege and a great honour to lead the Opposition in this House on behalf of the people of Gibraltar. 2. MR SPEAKER before

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  • GSD welcomes GFA plans for new stadium

    GSD welcomes GFA plans for new stadium0

    The GSD has welcomed news that the Gibraltar FA has submitted plans for a new national stadium to the Development and Planning Commission. “It is extremely gratifying to see plans that adopt the GSD policy of locating it at Victoria Stadium and not that preferred and promoted by the GSLP/Liberal Government who intended to locate

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  • Government Cannot Shirk Responsibility for Clean Streets, states the GSD

    Government Cannot Shirk Responsibility for Clean Streets, states the GSD0

    Trevor Hammond, GSD environment spokesman has expressed amazement at the Government’s reply to the concerns on the dirt and dilapidation seen around Gibraltar. “To suggest that the GSD is jumping on a Chamber of Commerce led band wagon when the GSD has been raising this concern since last year is laughable,” he states. “It should

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  • Govt says littering is core issue, not cleanliness

    Govt says littering is core issue, not cleanliness0

    The Gibraltar Government last night hit back at GSD criticisms of the cleanliness of Gibraltar’s streets insisting littering is the issue and not the effectiveness of its cleaning programme. In a statement the Government said that in criticising the cleanliness of Gibraltar’s streets, the GSD appear to have jumped on the Chamber of Commerce bandwagon

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  • Govt stands by school plan, insists teachers are being heard

    Govt stands by school plan, insists teachers are being heard0

    The Gibraltar Government yesterday stood by its plans for two new secondary schools, insisting it was engaged in constructive dialogue with teachers despite differences of opinion, and accusing the GSD of trying to “hijack” the debate for political gain. The government was reacting to GSD claims that it was ignoring the views of teachers, particularly

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