Place Gozo fast ferry under public ownership

The provision of this fast ferry service via two private companies that need to turn a profit, instead of a public service run for the common good, was a grave mistake from the outset that made its flop inevitable.

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ASCS Budget Review 2022

As done in previous years, ASCS feels the urge to assess the budget brought forward by the Government and provide a holistic critical assessment, meant to facilitate all students as they make their assumptions and conclusions on the 2022 Budget. This original format in which the Budget was presented, is not divided according to the […]

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Bobby The Buffu

Bobby is one special person. Even though he has been Prime Minister for only a few months he enjoys one of the highest trust ratings among the Maltese ever recorded. Not even the man of the year for corruption, Joseph Muscat, had that privilege. Yet, despite his seeming popularity, Bobby has this special gift of being […]

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ASCS Review on Budget 2020

The Budget presented for 2020 was for the most part a pretty uneventful budget. The budget very clearly showed that the country is in surplus, with its strict emphasis on the fact that this was the third consecutive budget without an increase in taxes. The budget was also full of tax rebates and one-offs meant […]

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ASCS Review on Budget 2019

The Budget presented by the government yesterday, for 2019, is another step in the right direction, particularly in social issues. That being said, ASCS would like to express its concern regarding matters that have not been given the adequate attention. The fact that for the second consecutive year, the budget does not include any additional […]

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ASCS | Review of the 2017 Budget

The Budget for the government’s third year has once again taken a step forward in ensuring that the rewards of economic growth are enjoyed by all sectors of society. While the first two budgets were aimed at stabilising the economy and focusing on economic growth and the creation of new jobs, this year the government […]

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