Ministerial reshuffle: Isola is new Health Minister, Sacramento to establish an Anti-Corruption Authority & Linares now involved in industrial relations in what is expected to be most challenging financial year for Government since 1967

Today was the first meeting of Cabinet in the new financial year and Fabian Picardo expects it to be the most challenging year for elected representatives since the Franco restrictions started in 1967 and the frontier closed in 1969.

Health Ministry changes, Anti-Corruption Authority to be created

The Chief Minister said the GHA will “now” be entirely independently run, with Mr Isola taking “full policy responsibility”.

Fabian Picardo said Samantha Sacramento “gave everything she had to the Health Authority at the worst time in our history and bringing decision making on Health and Civil Contingencies together at the most stressful time in our history”.

Ms Sacramento will take over a “super-regulatory ministry”, including the Regulatory Authority and Town Planning, as well as the creation of a new “Anti-Corruption Authority”, with a Bill “to be published in the coming weeks”.

Linares now involved in industrial relations

Steven Linares takes on some of the responsibility for industrial relations, though decisions with any financial implications would have to be referred to Sir Joe Bossano as Minister for Financial Stability and then the Chief Minister as Minister for Finance. Mr Picardo says he himself will “continue to handle matters of industrial relations which have general political importance, given these will inevitably have financial implications”.

A team that 'plays to its strengths' at what is set to be a difficult year

The idea is that the Chief Minister will free up some of his time to pursue “the wider issues of our relationship with the United Kingdom, the European Union and Spain as we settle (into) the new reality of life in Gibraltar with or without a UK/EU Treaty.

Mr Picardo said he had to ensure his ministerial team plays to its strengths, given that the pandemic has ravaged public finances and there is a “potential for a hard-Brexit knock to our economy”.

Mr Picardo said it was not about honing a team to win an election, it was about honing a team to deliver the maximum possible for Gibraltar

Realities are dawning, it seems, on our Chief Minister in two important areas, one is Gibexit, the second, the outstanding urgency of keeping the promise, about corruption measures, made in the GSLP-Liberal Alliance manifesto; both matters are buried deep in a press statement, issued yesterday, about a minor ministerial reshuffle.

The first reality is the huge work necessary to meet the challenges of a Gibexit ‘deal’ or ‘no deal’.

The GSLP-Liberal Alliance Chief Minister, the Hon. Mr. Fabian Picardo now advocates that Gibraltar faces ‘doom and gloom’. He blames Brexit and the Covid pandemic. The reality is that, whilst those affect hugely, the extravagant way governments, especially the GSLP-Liberal Alliance, have misspent and borrowed excessively since 1998 and before Brexit and the pandemic, have made matters hugely worse.

How one wishes, now, for Sir Joseph Bossano’s ‘rainy day’ fund’. Those were the days of cautious financial administration. His silence on subject right now is surprising, beyond him having referred, on one occasion, to the current financial situation being unsustainable.

The second reality, hidden within the superficial ministerial reshuffle announced, is the intention to pass laws to create, at last, the promised Anti-Corruption Authority.


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Picardo waking up or being awakened?...
"He goes on to paint an even more worrying picture, “It will be, in financial terms, probably the most challenging year that elected politicians representing the civilian population of Gibraltar, since the Franco restrictions started in 1967 and the frontier closed in 1969. In those days, however, we enjoyed the benefits of the UK policy of “support and sustain. That is not the situation today”;
not that “elected politicians” are to blame,
but rather the governments from time to time, his GSLP-Liberal Alliance being the relevant one now.

Now a word from The TRUTH ( )

(What do you think the rest of the world, who have been forced to adopt democracy, instead of The Covenant, are going to do when they find-out it doesn't work and that the West knew that, before it forced them to adopt it? And who are they going to quite rightly blame for all of their suffering? YOU. Then what will they do? Armageddon.)

"The second reality, hidden within the superficial ministerial reshuffle announced, is the intention to pass laws to create, at last, the promised Anti-Corruption Authority."

Sounds like another bloviated NON ESSENTIAL Warren Commission, whose job it is, to cover up, not investigate.

So called authorities

Or how about that "body", so called 9/11 Commission, or ""Authority"
Look where that has lead us

politicians flushing you down the toilet|474x324,

Everything you ever wanted to know about the 9/11 conspiracy theory in under 5 minutes.

Or how about those Authorities that investigated 7/7 London Bombings.
What a joke:
A true investigation into the atrocities committed on 7/7 can be seen here:
(Which leads us on the path to The TRUTH, The LIGHT)
77 Ripple Effect - Version 3

and here:

The list is endless throughout history, never ending crimes against humanity to keep those in power and the rest of humanity in poverty as slaves.

And this is what Almighty God has to say about it:

Deuteronomy 17:14 When thou art come unto the land which the "I AM" thy God giveth thee, and shalt possess it, and shalt dwell therein, and shalt say, I will set a king over me, like as all the nations that [are] about me;
17:15 Thou shalt in any wise set [him] king over thee, whom the "I AM" thy God shall choose: [one] from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee: thou mayest not set a stranger (a Gentile) over thee, which [is] not thy brother.
17:16 But he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt (slavery - employment under man-made laws), to the end that he should multiply horses: forasmuch as the "I AM" hath said unto you, Ye shall henceforth return no more that way.
17:17 Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.
17:18 And it shall be, when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this Law in a book out of [that which is] before the priests the Levites (The Torah):
17:19 And it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life: that he may learn to fear the "I AM" his God, to keep all the words of this Law and these Statutes, to DO them:
17:20 That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn NOT aside from the Commandment (The Covenant), [to] the right hand (right-wing politics), or [to] the left (left-wing politics): to the end that he may prolong [his] days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.

So, is Picardo waking up? I'll say he is, when he realizes, Christ the Light of the World will illuminate all with His brightness from Gibraltar.
When Picardo helps The Lord to re instate Gods Royal Laws Of Liberty, starting in Gibraltar, and when he fights for the Kingdom on Gods side and even pethaps shares his new found freedom on this site, then I will say Picardo is waking up.