The government tomorrow launches a series of meetings between the public and the members of the Cabinet. The meetings, except the one with the Minister for Gozo, will be held at the Auberge de Castille, all starting at 6.30 p.m.
The timetable is the following:
June 3 - Minister George Vella (Foreign affairs)
June 4 - Minister Karmenu Vella and Parliamentary Secretary Jose Herrera (Tourism, culture and local councils)
June 5 - Helena Dalli (Public dialogue and civil society)
June 10 - Leo Brincat and Roderick Galdes (Environment and rural affairs)
June 11 - Godfrey Farrugia (Health)
June 12 - Evarist Bartolo and Stefan Buontempo (Education, jobs youth and sports)
June 13 - Anton Refalo (Gozo)
June 14 - Chris Cardona and Edward Zammit Lewis (Economic affairs and competitiveness)
June 17 - Edward Scicluna and Konrad Mizzi (Finance and energy)
June 19 - Marie Louise Colerio and Franco Mercieca (Health and the elderly)
June 20 - Emmanuel Mallia and Owen Bonnici (Home affairs and justice)
June 21 - Joe Mizzi (Transport and infrastructure)
June 22 - Louis Grech and Ian Borg (EU affairs)
June 24 - Michael Farrugia (Mepa and simplification of processes)
June 25 - Prime Minister
The government will hold a public consultation on postponing the local council elections to 2019 to coincide with the European Parliament elections, Justice Minister Owen Bonnici, who is also responsible for local government, said this morning.
The Government has launched a draft legal notice for public consultation concerning data protection in education, which amongst others regulates the collection of information about students.
The Justice Ministry has launched a Facebook consultation process on the decriminalisation of drugs. It explained that the government's focus is on rehabilitation and care rather than punishment. The Facebook page is called RaiseTheBars. Comments may be submitted up to September 15. A public seminar will also be held on September 1.
Sliema residents this evening vented their anger and frustration at the increasing level of theft from residences in their locality during a public consultation with the Home Affairs Minister.
The Juvenile Court should be reformed to better deal with increased crimes, according to a consultation document on a new national youth policy. Launched yesterday by Youth Parliamentary Secretary Chris Agius, the consultation document calls on stakeholders to propose improvements to the youth justice system, among several other aspects of youth life.
The government has formed a consultative committee to pool in suggestions which will culminate in a strategic vision for tourism which will take the country to 2020.
A consultation process on amendments needed to the Equal Opportunities Act, enacted 14 years ago, has been launched. Launching the process, National Commission for Persons with a Disability chairman Oliver Scicluna said the law had served its purpose to defend and strengthen the rights of people with disabilities but there were aspects of it which needed to be strenghtened.
Il-Gvern nieda konsultazzjoni pubblika fuq l-Att dwar l-Identità tal-Ġeneru, hekk kif fil-Parlament se jibda l-ewwel qari ta’ dan l-Att li jinkludi wkoll l-espressjoni tal-Ġeneru u l-karatteristiċi tas-Sess.
The Sette Giugno monument will be returned to
A holistic planning strategy which includes the revamp of open spaces and the creation of new ones, better traffic management and a tall-building policy are the main elements of a masterplan for Paceville unveiled for public consultation today.
All children under the age of seven should have equal opportunities to develop and practice Maltese and English equally, according to a language policy launched today. Unveiled today after a consultation process in the past months, the policy – A Language Policy for the Early Years in
The 30-day public consultation for the new power station Environment Impact Assessment process and the IPPC application will start on Wednesday and close on November 17, the Environment Authority said today.
A national policy on alcohol was launched for public consultation today. The document was discussed and agreed between the Sense Group, the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, the Chamber of Small and Medium Enterprises and the National Addictions Advisory Board.
Justice Minister Owen Bonnici has just launched a much-awaited consultation process with the publication of a white paper entitled ‘Towards More Road Safety’. This consultation process follows closely in the tracks of another – the National Alcohol Policy.
A public consultation entitled ‘Postcodes to be considered as an integral part of a postal address’ has been launched by the Malta Communications Authority.
The Ministry for Education and Employment has embarked on an internal and external consultation process to develop the proposed Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship Act which provides a framework for the development of effective work-placements, apprenticeships and internships.