UK & Gibraltar Co-fund Hard Brexit Contingency Projects ...

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The United Kingdom and Gibraltar Governments have met in the 10th Joint Ministerial Council for Gibraltar. The meeting included the signature of two new Memoranda of Understanding between both Governments under which the UK has agreed to financially underwrite part of certain Brexit contingency projects in Gibraltar. The Gibraltar Brexit team was…

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Gibraltar Represented at Responsible Gambling Summit –...

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With the Gibraltar gambling industry having a significant focus on the UK, the Gibraltar Government is being represented today at a major summit on responsible gambling at Twickenham rugby stadium by Andrew Lyman (Executive Director- Gambling Division). This conference is part of Responsible Gambling Week in the UK and brings…

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Governor’s Meadow First School Celebrates Harvest Time ...

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Pupils have been doing their bit to help people in the community. Governor’s Meadow First School recently celebrated Harvest time coming dressed as farmers and took part in pumpkin races and line dancing. As part of the Harvest Time celebrations, pupils and staff were also given the opportunity to bring…

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Fire Service Personnel attend Hazardous Materials Course ...

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A number of Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service have recently completed a Hazardous Materials course at the Fire Service College in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. Station Officers Jason Mesilio and George Burns and Sub Officer Nicholas Poggio successfully completed the Hazardous Materials First Responder course. The aim of…

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Chief Minister Visits World Travel Market – 783/2019

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, visited the World Travel Market at the ExCeL London exhibition centre on Monday 4th November. World Travel Market London is the leading global event for the travel industry. The Chief Minister was welcomed at the Gibraltar stand by Minister for Tourism,…

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Azopardi is Wrong – Tax Treaty Does Not Change Rules o...

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The statement from Keith Azopardi on the tax treaty with Spain is legally flawed and politically dishonest.  Speaking from London where he is preparing to lead the Gibraltar Day events, the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, said: “The tax treaty with Spain does not change the existing…

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Chief Minister To Hold Community Meetings Across Gibraltar &...

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo, will extend his weekly community meetings  beyond No 6 Convent Place to include locations across Gibraltar. This exciting new format for Chief Minister’s community meetings ensures that meetings are accessible to all constituents at convenient locations and on an equal footing.  As with…

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Gibraltar at World Travel Market – 778/2019

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Gibraltar is participating at the World Travel Market (WTM) being held from 4 to 6 November at the ExCeL London exhibition centre. WTM London is the leading global event for the travel industry to meet industry professionals and conduct business deals. Through its industry networks and unrivalled global reach, WTM…

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STTPP – New Pay & Display Parking Scheme at South Pavi...

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The Ministry of Business, Tourism and Transport is pleased to announce as part of Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan (STTPP) that as from Thursday 7th November 2019, a new Pay & Display parking zone within South Pavilion Car Park will become operational.  This new parking facility within the Residential…

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Art Exhibition Celebrates the Artistic Life of Elio Cruz ...

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A major art exhibition is being planned by Gibraltar Cultural Services for the 20th January 2020. This exhibition, entitled ‘One Man: Many Talents’, will celebrate the artistic life of Gibraltarian artist Elio Cruz.  Elio Cruz is a renowned local playwright, both in the English and Llanito language and author of…

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Ceremonial Opening of the Parliament: Melvyn Farrell BEM RD ...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is convening the Ceremonial Opening of the Parliament for Thursday the 14th of November at 11am. The first motion to be considered by the Parliament will be for the appointment of a Speaker.    Having consulted with Hon Mr Keith Azopardi QC, in keeping with Section…

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Government will continue to take steps to protect Gibraltar ...

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The European Union today further extended the date of the United Kingdom’s EU departure to 31 January 2020. There is provision for an earlier exit in the event that the UK Parliament ratifies the Withdrawal Agreement sooner. The position of the Government of Gibraltar remains unchanged. The best deal for…

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Fire Service Officer attends Incident Command Courses in UK ...

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  Sub Officer Dino Navarro from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service has recently completed an Incident Command course at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. Mr Navarro successfully completed the demanding Incident Command Level 2 award. This course utilizes a blended learning approach over a six…

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Successful Test For New Port Ramp – 767/2019

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The Government continues with its contingency plans for a no deal Brexit in the event that we were to leave the European Union without an agreement. Early this (Monday) morning, the ferry which will run the route from Algeciras docked in Gibraltar in order to test the new vehicle ramp…

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Double Taxation Agreement & Tax Treaty with Spain –...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the statement from the GSD Opposition that welcomes the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) concluded by the GSLP/Liberal Government with the United Kingdom. The DTA with the UK will be an important instrument for citizens generally and for the financial services and online gaming sector…

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Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council to open Gibra...

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  The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) will be opening an office in Gibraltar. This has been agreed in principle following discussions between CWEIC’s Chief Executive Alan Gemmell and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia. The Government of Gibraltar sees this as part of its overall strategy to identify…

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Government Reiterates its Support for the Civil Service R...

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The Chief Secretary, the Civil Service and the wider Public Sector enjoys the full support of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar. In a statement issued in reply to media coverage and statements issued in recent days relating to the announcement of the new leadership and management programmes on Monday, HMGOG…

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Chief Secretary Notes GGCA Statement – 758/2019

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The Chief Secretary notes the position of the GGCA.Mr Grech said: “I have made specifically clear in our press release that, and I quote, in ‘delivering this programme we will be working closely with the unions that represent public sector workers to ensure that we bring out the very best…

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