Tag: PP

Torrevieja Council Inherited ‘Financial disaster’ from PP

Torrevieja’s finance councillor, José Hurtado, says that the coalition authority inherited what he described as a “financial disaster” when they took over from the Partido Popular in the summer of 2015.   Hurtado claims that council budgets have been hamstrung by previous late payments and interest provisions, which has meant that the authority has had to cough up nine

Budget Blow

Torrevieja council will have to continue operating on budgets drawn up last year, after the 11 Partido Popular opposition councillors combined with the two Ciudadanos representatives to vote down the 2016 budget at last Friday’s special plenary meeting. The vote is a major blow for the coalition administration which took office in the summer of 2015.  PP

TV Ban on Bullfighting Denied

Thanks to the majority votes of the ruling Partido Popular, the culture committee in the Spanish congress has rejected proposals to ban bullfighting broadcasts on television. The motion was proposed by the Izquierda Plural and had the support of all other parliamentary groups. During the debate, the Izquierda Plural were critical of various initiatives implemented […]

José Manuel Dolón is the new mayor of Torrevieja

José Manuel Dolón of the Los Verdes green party is the new mayor of Torrevieja, having received the majority of votes, ousting the Partido Popular after 27 years in power. As one of the politicians instrumental in bringing countless cases to court, fighting against the corrupt elements of the PP, José Manuel Dolón has ousted […]