Articles by Ivan Camilleri
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Ivan Camilleri

  • No cooking at €4m state-of-the-art kitchen at St Vincent de Paul

    No cooking at €4m state-of-the-art kitchen at St Vincent de Paul

    A new €4 million state-of-the-art kitchen inaugurated almost a year ago at St Vincent De Paul Residence has never been used to prepare meals for residents and staff, Times of Malta is informed. Instead, food is being supplied by contractor James...

  • 90 persons of trust at Family Ministry since 2017

    90 persons of trust at Family Ministry since 2017

    The Family Ministry engaged just under 90 individuals without a public call being made since 2017, Times of Malta is informed. Despite strict rules restricting the number of persons of trust a minister or parliamentary secretary can employ in the...

  • Minister must re-draw ODZ pool plans

    Minister must re-draw ODZ pool plans

    Transport Minister Ian Borg has been told to redraw his plans to turn a field in a pristine rural area into a pool to get in line with policy. The permit he was given has now been withdrawn until fresh plans are submitted to the Planning...

  • Review Board says new clause in St Vincent de Paul tender must be reversed

    Review Board says new clause in St Vincent de Paul tender must be reversed

    The Department of Contracts and the Finance Ministry have been ordered to reverse a ‘clarification’ issued at the 11th hour regarding the submission for offers for a €17 million cleaning tender at St Vincent De Paul and expressed “serious concern”...

  • No appeal in case on claims of bribing former mayor

    No appeal in case on claims of bribing former mayor

    Updated with AG's reply The Attorney General decided not to appeal a judgment acquitting a contractor from bribing former Rabat mayor Frank Fabri, who is now permanent secretary at the Education Ministry, Times of Malta was told. Police sources...

  • Judiciary appointments soon despite promised reforms

    Judiciary appointments soon despite promised reforms

    Three judges and three magistrates will be named in the coming weeks despite repeated promises by the government to change the “outdated system” of appointments, the Times of Malta is informed. In what legal practitioners describe as “a big rush...

  • Crucial tax clause removed from St Vincent de Paul €12m cleaning tender

    Crucial tax clause removed from St Vincent de Paul €12m cleaning tender

    Updated at 11.30am, adds MEA statement Updated at 7.45pm with government statement The Contracts Department is being accused of “illegally” removing a crucial clause in a multi-million euro cleaning tender offer that would have excluded companies...

  • Tourism Minister still compiling travel data from 2014

    Tourism Minister still compiling travel data from 2014

    Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi is “still gathering information” about his visits abroad, which was sought through questions tabled in Parliament since 2014. The minister told Nationalist MP Claudette Buttigieg last week the information she had...

  • Ex-Labour TV chairman gets Foreign Ministry consultancy

    Ex-Labour TV chairman gets Foreign Ministry consultancy

    Former Central Bank deputy governor Alfred Mifsud has been appointed consultant to Foreign Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela, Times of Malta is informed. A consultancy contract, issued through a direct order, was signed between the government and Mr...

  • PM distances himself from controversial Lands Authority promotion

    PM distances himself from controversial Lands Authority promotion

    The Prime Minister distanced himself from a recent controversial promotion at the Lands Authority with a spokesman saying he did not involve himself in its “day-to-day matters”. Times of Malta reported last week that Carmel Camilleri, a former...