During Friday’s Parliament session, the Chief Minister tabled a motion on the video broadcasting of parliamentary proceedings. Mr. Picardo noted that as part of the Government’s initiative to update and modernise Parliament.
In a speech, made to the Speaker, the Chief Minister insisted that he believes the majority of Gibraltar’s community are looking forward to being able to see the workings of Parliament through high quality video cameras, which are set to be installed following the refurbishment in March.
As a follow up to the AKIN Sierra Leone Project’s successful chocolate Santa campaign, the team are now selling chocolate Easter bunnies in a further effort to raise funds for the project. The money raised from the chocolate Santa campaign will allow the charity to build a new school in Sierra Leone.
In December last year, an independent Inquiry was commissioned by the Government into Dr. Giraldi Home. The Terms of Reference of the Inquiry are to inquire into allegations of mismanagement, misconduct and malpractice (including abuse) at the Dr. Giraldi Home contained in witness statements intended to be relied on by Ms. Joanna Hernandez in connection with her claim of unfair dismissal by the Social Services Agency, as well as the conduct of the relevant authorities and agencies in response to, or otherwise in relation to, such allegations.
Yesterday evening saw an extremely successful launch for newly formed charity, BabySTEPPS.
The fund, chaired by mother Kate Llufrio, aims to promote well being in pregnancy and childhood, support of those experiencing difficulties in their journey to parenthood, or in their child’s early development and research into the causes of pregnancy complications and baby loss. The charity’s Patron is Dr. David White.