Leader of Opposition Keith Azopardi Questions for the November Parliament Session

Parliament is scheduled to meet on Wednesday 23rd November 2022 @ 3.00pm

Is it intended that the proposed Funeral Home near the North Front Cemetery will be privately managed?

Can Government confirm what arrangements will be made to provide mortuary facilities to bereaved families before the construction of any new funeral home near North Front Cemetery?

Has and if so why has Gibraltar deferred reporting to the FATF?

How many people were administered anti-psychotic or anti-depressant medication by the GHA in the calendar years 2020, 2021 and 2022 (to 31 October 2022) giving a breakdown by each year?

How many third COVID boosters (fifth COVID vaccine) had been administered by GHA by 15 November 2022 broken down by residents and non-residents?

Is the Code of Practice to help the interpretation of the Mental Health Act 2016 ready?

How many patients were seen by General Practitioners in the Primary Care centre for mental health conditions in the calendar years 2020 and 2021?

How many attendances were there at A&E at St Bernard’s Hospital for mental health reasons in the calendar year 2021?

What steps are being taken to digitise the paper notes of patients at Ocean Views and any other mental health records that are not digitised in other GHA facilities?

What progress has there been in securing the extension of reciprocal healthcare arrangements to people resident in Gibraltar when they visit the EU or Spain under the existing European Health Insurance Card or Global Health Insurance Card schemes or any other arrangements?

When would it be expected that the report on the 2022 Census would be published

What is the current estimated projected construction cost of each of Hassans Centenary Terraces, Bob Peliza Mews and Chatham Views and how does the current projected construction cost compare with the original contracted construction cost and the original tendered construction cost if different

Can the Government confirm how a judgment is being made as to whether to send households a 2022 Census form requesting online completion of the questionnaire to some people and paper questionnaires to other people

How many households have received 2022 Census letters seeking online completion of the questionnaire and how many paper questionnaires have been sent to households?

Did the Government attend COP27?

How will the Government respond or envisage implementing the recommendations emerging from COP27 and what impact will this have on its own Climate Change strategy issued in 2021?

Further to Q203-204 of 2022 can the Government provide an updated list of all departments, public authorities and agencies which are providing public counter services and the times of operation of those?

Can the Government provide an updated list of all departments, public authorities and agencies which are not currently providing public counter services?

Can the Government confirm when it would expect to sign the underlease in respect of the future St Mary’s School and what the financial terms of the agreement entered into with the developers dated 30 September 2021 in relation to that school are and in particular what the annual rent or fee payable in relation to the school will be and what amount has been fixed in respect of the option to purchase?

What plans are there to increase public physical and online access to our National Archives?

Does the Government intend to create a space to allow some of the so far temporary exhibitions on local history organised by the National Archives to be on permanent exhibition?