Minister for Environment and Climate Change John Cortes yesterday attended the virtual launch of the UK Overseas Territories’ Marine Report Cards, an initiative of the UK Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP). There were close on 90 participants.
The Government says that there have been several confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Department (DVLD).
I believe it is absolutely remarkable, that after these last two years of horror, I should be standing here telling you how well and resilient the businesses in my areas of responsibility are doing. Brexit was without question the biggest chal- lenge to our Gaming and Financial Services firms – that was until Covid 19 came along.
Mr Speaker, this is my first Budget address as Minister for Business, Tourism and the Port. I feel immensely proud to deliver my maiden Budget address today and in particular, it is a huge honour and privilege to be able to represent our fellow Gibraltarians in the affairs of Government.
The Government says that it has prepared Gibraltar’s public beaches to be as safe as physically possible, with the deployment of the jellyfish nets representing an important part of the operation, especially since these, now prominent features at bathing areas, were not present last year due to the Covid- 19 Pandemic restrictions in place.
The Government has welcomed the “very clear position” on the EU negotiating mandate set out by the Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, at his first meeting with the new Spanish Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares. The Government has also welcomed the Spanish Foreign Minister’s remarks committing to the New Year’s Eve Agreement.
The Minister for Sport, Steven Linares, recently visited the Chus Mateo Academy Basketball Camp.
Here’s the full text of Elliott Phillips' Budget speech:
One aspect of housekeeping Mr Speaker; I thank the CM for and advance copy of Minister Balban's speech and wish him a speedy return to his Ministry. We welcome the former former reinstated Minister of Transport and hopefully he will do a better job than his predecessor let's see…..