Government whip Glenn Bedingfield challenged Nationalist MPs and politicians to come clean about their links with Daphne Caruana Galizia murder suspect Yorgen Fenech in a highly-charged adjournment speech on Wednesday evening.
A series of bills have been presented by Justice Minister Edward Zammit Lewis in Parliament as the government seeks to implement the reforms it had proposed to the Venice Commission in short order.
Former prime minister Joseph Muscat insisted that there was no evidence linking him to any alleged corrupt dealings in Montenegro as he reacted to Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi’s decision to appeal a breach of privilege ruling.
Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli insisted that she found no evidence of wrongdoing by the Malta Tourism Authority’s head of events Lionel Gerada on the way sponsorships – which ballooned under his watch – were awarded.
The Labour Party’s failure to act against Konrad Mizzi in a timely manner has cost Malta millions through the various tainted deals he was involved in, according to Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia.
Former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat made his first remarks in Parliament since his resignation to deny claims – made by Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi – that he may have known about a plot to kill Daphne Caruana Galizia ahead of the 2017 election.
The Labour Party only expelled disgraced former minister Konrad Mizzi when it was left with no other choice, Nationalist Party MP Ryan Callus said on Wednesday morning.
There were two possible reasons behind Joseph Muscat’s decision to call an early election in 2017, according to Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi.