Local business leaders express “shock and disapproval” at corruption in public procurement

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2019-04-12T17:00:13+02:00Fri, 12th Apr '19, 17:00|

Corruption in public procurement is “eroding business confidence to the detriment of law-abiding companies and their employees,” business organisations have said. In separate statements, the Chamber of Commerce and the Employers Association expressed “shock and disapproval” at the government’s decision to shift goalposts in major contract selection processes. The MEA complained of “discrimination against the [...]

Minister’s aide “biased shit-hole” remarks “particularly reprehensible” – Commissioner for Standards

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2019-04-12T16:38:58+02:00Fri, 12th Apr '19, 16:38|

Commissioner for Standards in Public Life George Hyzler has found the actions of the Foreign Minister’s private secretary Alessandro Mangion “particularly reprehensible” when he called an international human rights campaigner a “biased shit-hole.” The incident occurred in December last year when Alessandro Mangion rebuffed PEN International campaigner Sarah Clarke at a UN migration meeting. Ms [...]