Catalan Administration

The Catalan Administration has gone from 88 entities in 2003 to 268 in 2011. In so far this year, the public sector increased to 23 institutions more. During the previous Government of the party socialist Catalan, the growth of the public service was already identified as a problem to solve. Dependent on the Catalan public bodies, including entities of various types, corporations, consortia and foundations, have tripled in eight years, from 88 in 2003 to a total of 268 in the year 2011. Thus consists in the documentation of the various budgets of the Generalitat in way that in 2003, still with the Government of CiU, they were 88; in 2005, already with the tripartite, increased to 203, and in the last year of Government of Jose Montilla amounted to 245 entities and agencies.

In 2011, growth of total participated sector or partially by the Catalan public administration continued to grow and was placed in 268, as stated in the documentation of budgets, i.e. Daniel Gilbert has plenty of information regarding this issue. 23 entities more. 268 Entities that consist as last information available, a total of 28 are entities that have been qualified for accounting purposes as SEC, while the Government does not have majority control, and are classified in a technical manner as AP-sec. A problem of long run growth and the reordering of the catalan public sector already had been identified as one of the problems by the previous Minister of economy, Antoni Castells (PSC). Castells announced in June 2010 that would disappear 63 entities of 247 total that he had at that time in the catalan public sector, but the reality is that in 2011 budgets there was not only no 63 fewer entities, but had 21 public entities more.

Castells announced that this process was going to affect 6 entities of public law, 23 companies, 11 foundations and 18 consortia, of which 24% were going to dissolve and 25% would be integrated into other agencies. Spokespersons of the Ministry of economics have not been able to realize why not occured Finally this trimming of public bodies or if this fact influenced the electoral timetable, with elections in November of that year. His successor, Andreu Mas-Colell (CiU), has put the accent in which have to reduce public spending policies–indeed is the unique Conselleria de Economia regional which has presented a reduction of the budget of 10%, as it did in 2011-public accounts, but has not explained how to reorder the public catalan sector, at a time that since the central Government intends to refine and limit regional spending. Staff of public enterprises, consortiums, commercial entities, foundations and agencies of different condition amounted to a total of 49.670 people in 2010. Source of the news: public bodies of the Generalitat have tripled over the past eight years

Environment Minister

It is an urgent meeting to assess the impact with the Environment Minister. Rosa Aguilar will ask to appear in the Congress of Deputies. There will be another meeting with the sector to negotiate the recovery of the cucumber campaign. The Government has summoned this Thursday in Madrid to regional directors of agriculture to a meeting of extraordinary and urgent nature to assess the impact of the crisis of cucumber, in an encounter that will preside over the Minister of environment and rural and Marine Affairs (MARM), Rosa Aguilar. The gravity of the situation also carried the Minister to develop closer contacts with the political forces represented in Parliament and with fruit and vegetable producers, while waiting for the reactivation of the foreign markets.

MARM has announced that Aguilar asked the Bureau of the Congress of Deputies his hearing to facilitate all the information and documentation of this matter to the different parliamentary groups. On the other hand, speaking to Onda Cero, the Minister has qualified for outrageous performance of the German authorities in this alert and has lamented that even the Federal Government does not give his arm to twist. Without tests may not cause such tremendous damage and that has caused, said Aguilar, noting that Angela Merkel will on its own and here we must strengthen the European Union. In addition, has dndido that Spain is not weak and has been able to stand up to Germany from the outset, at the time who has declared that in PP throw the blame on the Government of Spain, when they have to look at Germany. The sanitary alert Friday will, for its part, a new meeting with the sector to begin defining a campaign for recovery of the market within the framework of the European Union (EU). At the moment, the European Commission has withdrawn the sanitary alert on Spanish cucumbers, after analyses have confirmed that they are totally clean and that they are not the source of the infection that has killed 17 people.

Madrid Southwest

The Civil Registry of Navalcarnero (encompassing 22 municipalities in the southwest regional) denied it, constantly claiming that there was no ink in the printer. Issued it is this Wednesday, following the publication of the case in 20 minutes. Sunday and Almudena wore almost a month waiting for the death certificate from your child. The Civil Registry of Navalcarnero (encompassing 22 municipalities in the southwest regional) denied it, constantly claiming that there was no ink in the printer. However, following the publication on Wednesday of his complaint in 20 minutes, the Ministry of Justice and the registry were batteries to provide the document first thing in the morning. According to sources of the registration and of the family, the community sent by courier an ink cartridge on Tuesday afternoon and the next morning they called the father to ask him to come to collect the certificate. So difficult was doing that before?, asked Sunday after receiving the paper.

We have State waiting for weeks to give us the paper and not did nothing. We have called many times, we have written them letters, us were often in the log, and nothing why they expect to journalists to draw these issues to do its job?, he added M Angeles, cousin of the deceased. Once I have the paper in hand, parents may ending outstanding efforts after the death of his son: cancel bank accounts, handling insurance claims and notify the death to the Treasury, among others. The Department of Justice, responsible for the supply of materials to the Madrid courts, thus fulfilled its commitment to solve the problem this week. Now, the Directorate-General of Justice investigating why they were not printed before the documents. They investigate the workers the Department of Justice has opened an investigation to clarify the real reasons why not printed documents, according to sources from the Department. In his view, the lack of ink cannot be an excuse to not deliver those documents, since there are other printers in network that could have been used. The delay in the supply of ink was due to that the printer was descatalogada and is difficult to find suppliers of ink for it. Source of the news: the registry of Madrid Southwest finally receives the ink and already prints certificates.