An MCESD meeting was held on Wednesday August 5, 2020 on the political situation, ahead of another MCESD meeting called by the Prime Minister which is being held Thursday on the COVID situation. Mr James Pearsall, the new MCESD chairman, addressed social partners for the first time since his appointment on August 1. Mr Pearsall replaced Mr John Bencini.
Social partners gave their take on the political situation in Malta.
Social partners said that MCESD can offer checks and balances for a functioning democracy. MCESD brings together social partners and civil society in real time, to respond swiftly to evolving situations.