The Government has insisted today that GSD’s lack of action in dealing with the problems of Laguna Estate, has directly resulted in the monkey problem that is currently occurring.
A statement released by the Ministry for Health and the Environment claims that the former administration’s ignorance of many of Gibraltar’s Estates led to many consequences including the bin store sin Laguna being left without doors.
The Department of the Environment will be offering training on the certification programme for the energy performance of buildings.
The Gibraltar certification programme for the Energy Performance of Buildings has been in operation since 2010. The Department of the Environment will again be offering a training course on the Government approved methodology for the energy assessment of buildings as an opportunity for potential new assessors.
Reacting to recent news that EU Regulation No. 261/2004 regarding air travel compensations and services available to EU member State citizens has been amended, with the reported exclusion once more of Gibraltar airport from its provisions, Equality Rights Group GGR has contacted Sir Graham Watson in Brussels for clarification.
A statement released by the group insisted that, ‘if Gibraltarians as a whole are disadvantaged by exclusion from the Regulation, local elderly and disabled passengers stand to be the most disadvantaged in comparison to their Europe-wide counterparts'.
Yesterday evening, Minister for Equality, Samantha Sacramento announced the winner of the Women’s Monument competition that was launched by the previous administration. The competition saw entrants design a sculpture that is set to be built on the Sundial Roundabout.
23 entries were submitted for the contest and judged by the Ministry for Culture.