The PP regional government in Madrid on Monday adroitly and successfully performed that most popular of political manoeuvres, the U-turn, and cancelled its planned outsourcing (formerly privatisation) of management and services at six local hospitals.
Coín has become the first municipality in Andalucia to award the public lighting service to a private company, a move which could reduce the municipal electricity bill by up to fifty percent.
Following the announcement of the partial privatisation of Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat airports, the government has opened the way for more airports to become privately managed, another 13 in total.
Under new Government plans to sell off the family jewels to finance their inept handling of the economy, there is a possibility that Málaga airport, the gateway to Andalucia, could be a future target for privatisation after Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat.
Frigiliana Council has given the green light to a plan to privatise the water service in the town and bids will now be invited for the contract.
Employees of the company empowered to tow away illegally parked vehicles in Málaga have been taking to the street in protest at proposed measures to remove the Local Police from the equation.