The president of the Spanish Federation of Food Banks (FESBAL), José Antonio Busto, has opened an investigation to determine how fruit juices collected by the Food Bank of Cadiz for the less fortunate in society ended up on the breakfast table at a PP press conference at their headquarters in Sanlúcar de Barrameda.
PP-A leave FAMP
The PP-A has decided to withdraw from FAMP, the Federation of Municipalities and Provinces in Andalucia, citing blocking tactics and the arrogance of the socialists as their reasons.
PP win in Andalucia but no absolute majority
The Partido Popular has won the election in Andalucia but not, as was widely expected, with an absolute majority and it is quite possible that a left-wing PSOE-IU coalition could form the new government if deals can be made. The PP has 50 seats, the PSOE 47 and IU 12 seats.
Manuel Fraga dies at his home aged 89 years
The founding president of the Partido Popular, Manuel Fraga, has died at his home in Madrid at the age of 89 years old and his role in Spanish political life has been praised unanimously by representatives of almost all political parties.
Rubalcaba cuts into PP lead
In the latest opinion poll, carried out by the Sociological Research Centre, the announcement that Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba will be running as the Socialist candidate has apparently reduced the gap between the two major parties.
PP and PA agree pact to rule the Mancomunidad de Municipios de la Costa del Sol-Axarquía
The Partido Popular and Partido Andalucista have reached an agreement to rule the Mancomunidad de Municipios de la Costa del Sol-Axarquía (Association of Municipalities of the Costa del Sol, Axarquia), ending four years of PSOE/IU domination.
IU threatens action against two councillors in Almonte
The leadership of the Málaga provincial IU has announced that it will open proceedings against two councillors in Almonte, Huelva, if, at a plenary session scheduled for June 11th, they agree to support the PP in government.
Antonio Clemente is the new PP secretary general in Valencia
The current vice president of Les Corts Valencianes, Antonio Clemente, has been proposed by PPCV president, Francisco Camps, as a substitute for Ricardo Costa to head the Secretariat General of the party.
PP praises feria celebrations
The Councilor for Festivities, José Miguel García, has described this year’s feria as ‘short but intense’, deeming it a great success.
Rajoy wants amendenment to the Children’s Act
The president of the Partido Popular, Mariano Rajoy, stated yesterday that he intends to introduce a motion in Congress to reform the Ley del Menor (Children’s Act) in the wake of the the incident in Baena where a thirteen year old girl was allegedly raped by a group of minors.