• GGCA “dismayed” by Bossano’s budget speech

    GGCA “dismayed” by Bossano’s budget speech0

    The GGCA committee said it is “dismayed” by the comments made regarding the public sector by Sir Joe Bossano in his budget speech last week. In his speech, the Minister for Public Sector Efficiency said the public sector is “unsustainable” in its current form, even without Brexit. Mr Bossano also said there is a need

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  • Government and GHA hit back at ‘misleading’ Unite comments

    Government and GHA hit back at ‘misleading’ Unite comments0

    The Gibraltar Government and the GHA last night hit back at Unite the Union claims regarding the privatisation of the public sector, underscoring that it has no intention to privatise health services in Gibraltar. This comes after Unite expressed ‘serious concern’ at the intention of the Government to “bulldoze its privatisation programme in the public

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  • Unite the Union conference in Brighton

    Unite the Union conference in Brighton0

    Unite the Union is holding its biannual Policy Conference in Brighton this week. Attending the Conference is Gibraltar Area Activist Committee Chairperson Christian Duo in his capacity as Executive Council observer. The Gibraltar branch of Unite the Union presented a motion at the Policy Conference on Brexit calling for Gibraltar to be included both in

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  • Unite keeps Gib in mind as it mobilises against Brexit

    Unite keeps Gib in mind as it mobilises against Brexit0

    Unite the Union yesterday vowed to mobilise against “the cliff-edge” brought about by the UK government’s “abysmal” handling of the Brexit process. In a statement passed overwhelmingly by Unite’s policy conference in Brighton, the union said it would push for a general election in order to deliver a Labour government committed to securing the best

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  • 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

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  • UK and EU will both be worse off without a Brexit security deal, diplomat warns

    UK and EU will both be worse off without a Brexit security deal, diplomat warns0

    By Sam Lister, Press Association Political Correspondent Britain should stop looking for bespoke security arrangements with Brussels and try to tweak “off the peg” options instead, the UK’s last European commissioner has indicated. Sir Julian King, who is responsible for security issues, said both sides needed to find a way of “talking to and not

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