Updated | ‘No conflicts of interest’ for Paceville masterplan consultants
Parliamentary secretary Deborah Schembri denies PN MP Marthese Portelli's suggestions that consultants Mott MacDonald and Broadway Maylan could have had a conflict of interest...
Government-guaranteed debt climbs to €1.2 billion in 2012
Education ministry found not to have reliable system to reconcile the actual refunds of overpaid Students’ Maintenance Grants, against that actually deposited at the Central...
Government to give €3 million in grants to private independent schools

€1 million a year for private schools in grants for staff and technological upgrades.

€1 million a year for private schools in grants for staff...

Government exempts heirs from duty on documents

All properties located within Urban Conservation Areas (UCAs) and Grade 1 and...

All properties located within Urban Conservation Areas...

Gonzi satisfied with Franco Debono's vote for government on Budget bill

Budget measures bill passes with support of backbencher Franco Debono, along with resolution for City Gate special purpose vehicle.

Budget measures bill passes with support of backbencher...

Europe Day, 1987 and St George Preca: Agius pays tribute to Nationalist legacy

Government whip David Agius pays tribute to 25 years of a Nationalist government as he fires back at the criticism raised by the Opposition.

Government whip David Agius pays tribute to 25 years of a...

Fenech accuses Labour of ‘crocodile tears’ over €40 million budget cuts

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech served up a spirited defence of his budget, accusing the Opposition of failing to live up to its commitment to middle-class...

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech served up a spirited defence...

IMF report ‘certification’ of economy’s strong recovery – Tonio Fenech

Finance Minister says banking contributions to depositors' compensation scheme will be increased.

Finance Minister says banking contributions to depositors'...

Budget Speech translation awarded to Prime Minister’s son

Finance ministry’s €3,000 direct order to David Gonzi’s translation firm...

Finance ministry’s €3,000 direct order to David...

Fearing he will be made Gonzi’s scapegoat, Franco Debono mulls abstention

Nationalist MP wary of provoking early elections on 9 May budget vote.

Nationalist MP wary of provoking early elections on 9 May...

Tonio Fenech insists €40 million budget cuts are only precautionary

Finance Minister says budget cuts will only be implemented if deficit-reduction...

Finance Minister says budget cuts will only be implemented...

Government deficit for last quarter 2011 at €41 million

In the third quarter of 2011, the General Government account registered a...

In the third quarter of 2011, the General Government...

Government ignored EC warning, and had to resort to ‘austerity cuts’ - Labour

Labour says government cutting €40 million in spending cut to freeze public sector jobs, salaries and programmes.

Labour says government cutting €40 million in spending...

Budget 2012 | Fenech awaits Commission's pronouncement on  'fiscal surveillance'

Amid growing uncertainty on whether Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi still has a parliamentary majority, the European Commission will today announce its opinion...

Amid growing uncertainty on whether Prime Minister Lawrence...

Labour accuses government of 'political opportunism' over Budget 2012 shortfall

Labour accuses government of ‘political opportunism’ over Budget 2012, claiming it knew that announced measures were to be faced by serious shortfalls.

Labour accuses government of ‘political opportunism’...

18,000 to receive increased children’s allowance

Some 18,000 families will receive an increased children’s allowance of €350...

Some 18,000 families will receive an increased children’s...

Government reviews budgetary allocations

New reductions in government spending total 0.59% of gross domestic product.

New reductions in government spending total 0.59% of gross...

Malta under pressure from EU excessive deficit procedure

More trouble for Prime Minister as EC informs five countries their deficit...

More trouble for Prime Minister as EC informs five...

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