• Picardo lashes back at GSD over ‘populism’ claims

    Picardo lashes back at GSD over ‘populism’ claims0

    The Chief Minister has hit back at the GSD over its statement on his support for the Unite the Union protest against compulsory redundancies in Interserve. The GSD had accused Fabian Picardo of populism for supporting the Interserve workers, contrasting that with the recent labour unrest at the GHA. But Mr Picardo said the GSD

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  • Picardo not the champion of workers’ rights – GSD

    Picardo not the champion of workers’ rights – GSD0

    GSD Leader Keith Azopardi has blasted the Chief Minister for portraying himself as the ‘champion of workers’ rights’ when the Government he presides over follows a number of practices that are undermining workers rights. This comes after the Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, joined more than 200 workers outside No.6 Convent Place yesterday as they demonstrated

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  • Let’s vote to stay in an imperfect EU0

    by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo When the issue of a referendum on the UK’s continued membership of the EU was first mooted, I asked David Cameron and David Lidington to ensure we would be able to vote with the rest of the UK. Both agreed. True to their words, when the vote was called, British,

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  • Forget joint sovereignty, Picardo tells Spain

    Forget joint sovereignty, Picardo tells Spain0

    Gibraltar will never accept any joint sovereignty proposal  between the UK and Spain, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said in an interview published this weekend. He told Spanish newspaper El Mundo that the Rock would never be Spanish and that the Queen “will always rule over Gibraltar.” Mr Picardo was asked whether Gibraltar would sign up

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  • ‘No certainty’ border would remain open after Brexit – UK Govt

    ‘No certainty’ border would remain open after Brexit – UK Govt0

    A UK exit from the EU would have “serious implications” for Gibraltar, the British Government said yesterday as it warned there would be “no certainty” that the border with Spain would remain open in that scenario. The stark warning was included in a 23-page document published yesterday in which the British Government said the process

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