Tag: Parliamentary questions

22 Local Councils have been fumigated

Between June and October 2020, twenty-two local councils out of 68 have had their offices fumigated.

Decision to make Cutajar consultant ‘based on information we had at...

The government’s decision to appoint former police chief Lawrence Cutajar as a government consultant was ‘based on the information we had at the time,” Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri said as Tuesday’s parliamentary sitting opened with a rowdy question time.

Malta-Libya agreement presented in Parliament

Foreign Minister Evarist Bartolo presented the memorandum of understanding signed between Malta and Libya last week in Parliament today, in response to a request by the PN’s foreign affairs spokesman Carm Mifsud Bonnici.

Foreign minister laments ‘wave of racism’

Foreign Affairs Minister Evarist Bartolo insisted that an effort needed to be made to address a “wave of racism” that had erupted following the controversy over Malta’s refusal to rescue and disembark asylum seekers who find themselves in distress at sea.

Please answer parliamentary questions, Speaker urges ministers

Speaker Anġlu Farrugia urged ministers to ensure that they answer parliamentary questions promptly, describing them as an important tool through which Parliament can keep government in check.

Ian Borg defends himself: ‘no one criticised my building reforms’

Infrastructure Minister Ian Borg deflected calls to assume political responsibility over last week’s fatal building collapse this afternoon by highlighting that the opposition had criticised the reforms he had presented.

Over 1,000 domestic violence reports in 2019

The first nine months of 2019 saw 1,002 domestic violence cases. Farrugia revealed this data in his answer to a parliamentary question made by Partit...

1,877 fired; 18 working while receiving benefits in 2018

Employment Minister Evarist Bartolo explained that there were 1,877 individuals who lost their jobs in 2018, despite a tally of 1,994 lost jobs in...

Application presented for a 16 storey tower block in Marsa

A planning application has been presented for a 16 storey tower block in Marsa Authority together with two other projects in Naxxar and another...

Tanker replenished 15 times with gas since 2016

A total of 15 transfers to replenish the gas supply on the LNG tanker took place from the storage depot in Delimara. Energy Minister...