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Government surprised by unnecessary GSD statement underminin...

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The Government totally rejects the nonsensical accusations of the GSD Opposition regarding the appearance of civil servants in the media. The GSD’s position undermines civil servants capabilities to work effectively and explain information in their relevant fields of profession that is largely technical, rather than political. The Chief Minister, the…

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Income Tax – P8 returns – 625/2020

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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and following the Business Employee Assistance Terms (“BEAT”) measures announced by HM Government of Gibraltar, the Income Tax Office has updated the method for submitting P8 returns for 2019/2020. The 2019/2020 P8 ‘Employer’s Annual Statement, Declaration And Certificate’ paper based form will no…

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Parliament to be Adjourned to Next Week – 626/2020

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The Government and the Opposition have agreed that the working session of Parliament which was scheduled for this afternoon will not take place. The reason for this is the pressure of work related to discussions on the future relationship of Gibraltar with the European Union in which both the Chief…

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Customer Care Training for Frontline GHA Staff Commencing wi...

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Following last week’s visit to the Primary Care Centre, the Minister for Health, the Hon Samantha Sacramento MP has arranged for all frontline GHA staff to undertake Customer Care training to support and assist them in handling calls and some of the difficult situations in which they find themselves. The…

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The Chief Minister reiterates ‘not an inch’ of Gibraltar...

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The Government of Gibraltar warns over media speculation arising from reports in Spanish press, as Gibraltar enters the final stages of Brexit negotiations before the December deadline. The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, asks people to ignore the traditional claims for sovereignty made by Spain and to trust the Government of…

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Safety at Sea – Open Swimmers – 622/2020

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  There has been a significant increase in members of the public swimming in open waters where commercial operations are often conducted – this has the potential for a serious accident. Open water swimmers are therefore reminded that permission must be obtained from the Captain of the Port prior to swimming…

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Unequivocal UK Support for the Rock on National Day Despite ...

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HM Government of Gibraltar would like to highlight the extensive political support received by UK Leaders this National Day. For the first time in Gibraltar’s history, all four UK leaders sent video messages, including Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Northern Ireland, Arlene…

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Changes to Golden Hour and Silver Time – 620/2020

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As from Monday 14th September arrangements for over 70s and vulnerable people who wish to exercise in a sheltered environment using the ‘Golden Hour’ and ‘Silver Time’ will change due to the end of the bathing season. The new arrangements are as follows: Eastern Beach, Camp Bay and Commonwealth Park…

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HM Customs Seize 650 Cartons Of Cigarettes In A Vehicle R...

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HM Customs Enforcement and Marine Units seized one vehicle with 650 cartons of cigarettes.  The incident took place in the early hours of Thursday morning. At approximately 0210hrs HM Customs Marine Unit reported tobacco activity involving a small boat and a vehicle in the area of Western Beach. Customs vehicles…

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HM Customs Seize 418 Kilos of Cannabis Resin At Sea – ...

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HM Customs Marine Unit have recovered 13 bales of cannabis resin from the sea with the assistance of the Gibraltar Defence Police and the Department of the Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change and Heritage. The incident took place on Wednesday morning at approximately 0930hrs. Information was received that a suspect rigid…

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