The Transparency Law approved by Congress

Congress has approved one of the PP government’s star pieces of legislation, the Transparency Law, which is aimed at shedding more light on to the notoriously murky workings at all levels of Spanish government. The legislation was supported by the PP, Catalan nationalist bloc CiU, the Basque nationalist PNV and the Canarian Coalition (CC) but not by the Socialist PSOE.

Nerja to host Wildlife Congress

Nerja is to host the 29th Congress of the Study Group of the Ecopathology of Mountain Wildlife (GEEFSM) from October 6th to 9th, only the third time it has been held in Spain.

Congress votes today on ‘state of alert’ extension

Congress will today vote on whether to extend the ‘state of alert’ to January 15th to ensure no disruption to flights over the Christmas holiday period. The proposal will be debated at midday and the vote will take place at around 14:00.

Senate to debate Anti Smoking Law

After a scheduled full debate today, the Senate is expected to give the nod to the new Anti Tobacco Law and pass it on to Congress for final approval and implementation as from January 1st 2011.

New Executive rubber stamped

Rather unsurprisingly, the PSOE-A Congress in Sevilla has endorsed the new Executive of the President of the Junta de Andalucia, José Antonio Griñán.