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PN stalwart finds Minister’s claim on Crafts Village ‘insulting’

David Darmanin

PN councillor and former party official Peter Abela said he was saddened to learn that Finance Minister Tonio Fenech recently told parliament that there is no official list of tenants operating huts at the Ta’ Qali Crafts Village since rent had gone unpaid for years. >>

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Insulting craftsmen not the solution
It may be too late to find an effective remedy for the Crafts Village saga. Hut tenants have been taken for a ride for so long that the last thing on their minds right now is succession. Most operators started at a young age and in a short time made considerable amounts of money back in the golden years. In the 20 years that followed however, all they saw was downturn – year in, year out. >>

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