PM - You know where you stand with PN
Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi spoke about the security and stability of the Nationalist Party in government during this morning's political activity in Tarxien.
"You know where you are with the PN as a party - we strive to give the best results in all we do.
Dr Gonzi spoke at length about education and childcare, saying that more new schools would be opening in the coming weeks, and that the government remained committed to supporting independent and church schools. He also said a record number of childcare centres had been opened under a Nationalist government, because the government wanted to make parents feel at ease when juggling home and worklife.
He said that more than ever, children with disability were learning alongside their peers, and did not have to be streamed, thanks to Learning Support Assistants. "We believe that people with disabilities have the right to live like everyone else, and we have increased benefits to help them actualise this."
Dr Gonzi also spoke about Valletta becoming the European Capital of Culture for 2018 and said that the investments that were made and were being made in the culture sector, such as the awarding of scholarships, were reaping exceptional results.
On the subject of the Budget, Dr Gonzi said that the Budget would be one that the country needed and would generate wealth. He repeated what the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso had said - that Malta was an example to others.
He also criticised the Opposition for its reluctance to be clear on its policies and mentioned Joseph Muscat's 'wage-freezing' proposal again.
"You never know quite where you stand with Labour, whereas we have a commitment to work hard to provide the best for you and your families."