The Supreme Court rejects the appeal against the minister Bolaños from the mayor who was convicted under compulsion
The Supreme Court has decided not to admit the complaint filed by José Luis Anson, mayor of the city of Tosos and president of the Carinena region of Zaragoza, against Minister Félix Bolaños for alleged violations of the process that resulted in his expulsion from the party. was appealed.
Anson, who was recently convicted of coercing a councilor into a vote of no confidence, was expelled from the PSOE in 2021 for various “serious breaches”. In the process, he requested documentation, and Bolaños, then secretary of the party’s ethics commission, issued a certificate of his expulsion, a document that Anson found to be a forgery. Judge Marchena signed an order in late January in which Bolaños found there was no indication of wrongdoing against Bolaños and filed a complaint.
Alberto Posas reports
The Madrid community is demanding an urgent meeting with the Minister of Transport due to the “serious situation” of Cercañas.
The Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of the Community of Madrid, David Pérez, asked the Minister of the Sector, Raquel Sánchez, for an urgent meeting in view of the “serious situation” of Cercañas in the region. In the letter he sent, he described the functioning of the railways in the autonomous region as a deficit and made the lack of investment in the network ugly, some of it “announced but pending”.
Pérez defends that the state of this public service has long had problems, but this has been exacerbated by the interruption of the C-3 and C-4 lines due to work on the Sol tunnel between Nuevos Ministerios and Chamartin. . In the thread, he referred to an episode that occurred last Wednesday, when an accident at the Atocha station caused delays and traffic jams on eight lines, before the regional government reinforced Madrid’s metro line 1.
“The Cercanías service in Madrid has accumulated more than 230 incidents this year, an absolutely unacceptable situation in a collective transport service used by more than half a million people from Madrid every day and which has become a real drama for users. The face of uncertainty caused by its functioning”, – emphasizes the head of Madrid’s transport.
Europa Press reports.
PSOE calls for urgent reform of “only yes is yes” law
The PSOE made official this Friday its declared demand for an urgent consideration in Congress of its proposal to reform the law on sexual freedom, known as the “only if it is yes” law, when it already has guarantees that the initiative in view Adopted by the plenary session with or without a United We Can vote.
The congressional table will already use the emergency procedure, which involves cutting all deadlines in half, when qualifying the initiative next Tuesday. The next step will be to set a date for their first debate, which isn’t until the 21st and could even be in March. These days, statements from various opposition groups were heard and it was possible to see that the initiative has enough votes for the first vote in the plenary session of the Congress, even in the hypothetical case that we can vote against it.
Although the Socialist press secretary, Patxi Lopez, spoke of a quick process, even calculating that the lower house would approve it by March, the truth is that the PSOE did not ask for an urgent route in the registration of the text, but waited until this Friday.
In an interview this Thursday, the head of Equality, Irene Montero, said that an agreement between the two sides was possible “without crossing the line of agreement”: “I want to negotiate again as soon as possible, we need to be united. We need to react as soon as possible. We have a good chance to reach an agreement . I will not get up from the table”. The minister admitted that he has not spoken to the head of justice, Pilar Lop, in recent days, but believes that an agreement is possible “before the parliamentary process”. I would like an agreement to be reached before this initiative is discussed with the votes of PP and Vox.” , – he said.
Government extends deadline by three months to decide on €600 million in EU funding for 5G
The Ministry of Economy has extended by three months the deadline to resolve three calls for assistance with 5G-related European funds, totaling 626 million euros.
Said aid is part of the Único Backhaul, which will finance the optical fiber connection of telecommunications towers and which has submitted more than 250 proposals, the Único Sectorial, which aims to promote 5G industrial projects, and the Único I+D, dedicated. Advanced 5G and 6G research.
Once all personal and material means available for sending the files have been exhausted, an exception arising from the objective difficulty of processing, as
The large number of applications received, as well as the technical complexity of the R&D projects, which represent the same object, make it impossible to meet the deadline”, – indicates in the resolutions consulted by Europa Press, referring to the six-month resolution. which counted.
However, executive sources claim that the resolution of the calls will be completed within the schedule set by the Ministry of Economy.
The new deadlines are due in April for the Único Sectorial and in May for the R&D call, while the Único Backhaul may be delayed until August, although everything is expected to be decided before the summer.
Bellara calls on PSOE to return to “only yes is yes” talks and restore a feminist majority in Congress.
The Minister of Social Rights and the 2030 Agenda, Ione Bellara, extended a hand to the PSOE to return to the negotiating table on the “only yes is yes” reform to reach an agreement that “respects consent and the heart. of the law” and “at the same time responding” to socialist goals. “I think that this agreement is possible and we ask for their return,” Podemos general secretary said in statements to the media.
Bellara lamented that the PSOE got up from the table to unilaterally present a reform proposal to Congress “which the PP recognizes is the same as its own” and which reverts the penal code to the La Manada model. “I appeal to the PSOE to restore this feminist majority, which protects the heart of the law, but is able to achieve the goals that the PSOE has clearly expressed for the reform of the law,” she said.
The leader of Podemos considered that the current situation is similar to other moments of the coalition government: “There is a force that transforms, that pushes forward and another that costs much more. “We are facing yet another example that when it comes to defending feminist achievements, one force does it with more force and the other with less,” she added.
the author Alberto Ortiz.
The national spokesperson of Ciudadanos accuses the PP of “normalizing crossings” which is “a form of corruption”.
Ciudadanos national spokeswoman Patricia Guasp accused the PP of “normalizing death” this Friday by drawing accusations from her party into its ranks: “What the popular party is doing with Ciudadanos is very irresponsible,” she said in an interview. in RNE.
According to him, after the anti-transfugism pact was promoted, the PP leaders only showed that they signed it “in order to be able to carry out this practice” which is against the “will of the citizens and the voters”. Because, he argues, “it is not that there is a voluntary transfer of office from one party to another because they no longer feel represented by these acronyms, a decision that he said he would “respect” in this case. But on the condition that that those who leave “a record to him who received.”
“What the People’s Party is doing is signing up deficit councilors who continue to maintain the Act [de Ciudadanos]. It seems surprising to me that this practice takes place in a democratic parliamentary state, because terrorism is a form of corruption.” “But we already know that the People’s Party is very, very comfortable in these areas,” concluded the Ciudadanos leader, who regretted that his party “punishes its own internal mistakes more than corruption cases in other parties.” “This is something that is hard to believe,” he added, recalling that Aznar’s government has 14 ministers involved in corruption cases, including former Vice President Francisco Álvarez Cascos.
inform Carmen Moraga.
Source: El Diario