José Mariano Centeno has resigned his post as Councillor for the Ciudadanos party, citing personal and professional reasons for the decision.
The director of programming and continuity at Canal Sur TV, José Luis Pereñiguez, has resigned his position in the wake of the fiasco which occurred on December 31st relating to the chimes for the New Year.
The Councillor for Infrastructure and Sports, Antonio García, has announced his resignation, this having been unanimously approved by all the political parties.
Mercé Pigem, one of the twenty members of the General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ), a body made up of judges and jurists which oversees the legal system in Spain, has resigned following an incident involving moving funds from Andorra to Spain.
The municipal spokesman for the IU-CA in Sevilla, José Manuel Garcia, has announced his resignation as a result of being implicated for alleged fraud and bribery under Operation Enradadera, one of the countless current corruption cases.
The new Electoral Law of Andalucia deems it incompatible for a Mayor to also be an MP, forcing mayors to choose one position or the other, although MP’s are still permitted to also be Senators or MEP’s.
The Mayor of Tolox, Juan Vera, has announced his resignation after being sentenced to 15 months in prison and being banned from holding public office for ten years.
Spanish Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón has announced his resignation from his ministerial position and from politics altogether following the decision to shelve his controversial changes to abortion legislation.
The mayor of Gerena, Sevilla, Margarita Gutiérrez (PSOE), announced her resignation on Friday after being convicted of a crime against public planning and receiving an eight year ban on holding public office.
Hardly a days seems to go by when the headlines of the media are not dominated by alleged fraud, misappropriation, financial misdeeds or other cases of alleged corruption, covering every sphere of life from the royal family down through central, regional, provincial and local municipal governments.