Watch: Grech and Delia go head-to-head in debate

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The two candidates campaigning for the post of Leader of the Nationalist Party, Adrian Delia and Bernard Grech, will be taking part in a debate organized by the Electoral Commission of the PN.

The debate was led by Times of Malta Assistant Editor Matthew Xuereb.

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Joseph Giordimaina
21:43 Adrian Delia ends the debate by warning people to respect what members say while saying his term was for five years.
Joseph Giordimaina
21:41 The debate has come to an end. Bernard Grech reminds subscribers of his proposals and says he sent them to subscribers’ homes by mail.
Joseph Giordimaina
21:38 Delia referred to the Vitals crisis, where he stated that he will will be taking the necessary measures on the Deputy Prime Minister, the Prime Minister, and the Finance Minister.
Joseph Giordimaina
21:33 Grech described how the Government's lack of planning showed during the pandemic, as shortly after the first wave Malta is now experiencing and even harsher second wave.
Joseph Giordimaina
21:22 Adrian Delia and Bernard Grech answer about the PN's vision for Malta.
Joseph Giordimaina
21:14 A video is broadcast about Adrian Delia who started with an account of his work as a leader in the last three years.
Joseph Giordimaina
21:08 The debate continues with a video about candidate Dr Bernard Grech.
Beppe Galea
20:57 A brief pause from the debate.
Beppe Galea
20:56 He said that because of this problem, European countries do not value Malta even in the field of migration, and therefore, according to Grech they do not even want to discuss with Malta seriously.
Beppe Galea
20:55 Grech said that Malta has a credibility problem, because Malta's name took the fault of four people who abducted the Labour Party. He explained that they seized not only the institutions but also wherever they could in any way make money.
Beppe Galea
20:53 Bernard Grech said it was true that he accepted Delia's request to contest the general election because he was tired of seeing PN fall in the public opinion poll and wanted to do something to help.
Beppe Galea
20:52 Delia also spoke about education where he said that the Government has made a dent in this sector and, therefore, the PN can be an alternative.
Beppe Galea
20:51 Adrian Delia said that the band of people who decide the election is growing because they have no ties with a particular party. He said that PN could never accept all the corruption committed in the last three years by the Labour Government.
Beppe Galea
20:50 Delia said that the PN is attracting new people and mentioned the example of Bernard Grech who came to the PN at the request of Delia himself.
Beppe Galea
20:48 On how the PN can attract the talent of young politicians, Bernard Grech said that if you do not have union, you cannot build anything because if you have a divided party no one will be tempted to approach the Party.

He stated that young people are already approaching to help in political discussion. At the same time he said he wants people who have left the PN, and they want the PN to be credible.
Beppe Galea
20:43 Grech said respect, support and loyalty are not given once, but are earned every day. He said that union is not only in the Parliamentary Group, but there are also the organs of the Party, the Sectional Committees, where he said that even these today are unfortunately deserted, and according to Grech they are far from the leadership.
Beppe Galea
20:41 Delia says that there will be union if there is good will on both sides. He noted that it is not possible for someone to want unity and at the same time lies.
Beppe Galea
20:39 Adrian Delia said he never had financial problems. He meant that taxes are there for the Government to make a fair distribution of wealth. He stated that he always declared all taxable income figures.
Beppe Galea
20:36 Tax question: Bernard Grech said that, as he has already repeatedly said, he could have done things better. Regarding the tax that he did not declare related to language schools, Grech said that this was a failure on the part of the school and, therefore, the tax had to be paid.
Beppe Galea
20:34 The programme continues with the debate that will be led by the Assistant Editor of the Times of Malta Matthew Xuereb.
Beppe Galea
20:30 A video about candidate Bernard Grech prepared by his campaign begins.
Beppe Galea
20:27 The programme begins with a 5 minute video about PN leader Adrian Delia. The video was prepared by his campaign.
Beppe Galea
20:25 Welcome to Newsbook.com.mt's LIVE Blog for this debate. Here, we will be keeping you updated minute by minute with what is being said.
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