The president of Ciudadanos (Cs), Inés Arrimadas, stated this Tuesday that the “ball” to reissue the government agreement between the ‘orange’ party and the PP in the Granada City Council “is in the PP of Granada and in Luis Salvador “, who until last week was mayor for Cs before his He resigned after remaining with the sole support of a mayor of his party at the head of the local government, after the departure of the PP councilors and two others from the ‘orange’ party.
The new mayor of Granada will leave a plenary session in which the PSOE starts with an advantage
In a media attention in Ciudad Real on the eve of the plenary session to elect a new mayor, the Cs leader insisted on defending the intention of the national leadership of her party to “unblock the situation and that the Mayor’s Office does not fall into the hands of an accused of the PSOE “, alluding to Francisco Cuenca, the socialist mayor who would be elected mayor as the candidate of the most voted list in the 2019 local elections if Cs and PP did not achieve an agreement that In addition, add the support of Vox and three non-attached councilors from both groups to reach the 14 votes that give the absolute majority in the Consistory.
Arrimadas has insisted on defending the “option” of the national direction of Citizens so that “the mayor is (José Antonio) Huertas”, the current councilor in office after the resignation of Salvador, and a member of the orange party, and in that line he has underlined that this is “something that respects the government agreement” with the PP and that “respects a team, a government and a project that was working very well.”
“The national direction of Citizens is committed and giving options for the PP to rectify, return to the Government and continue governing that agreement that worked very well,” said Inés Arrimadas before adding that “now the ball is in the PP of Granada and in Luis Salvador “, who In recent days he has been in favor of governing the most voted list, the PSOE, after the rupture of the coalition between Cs and the PP.
“The PP has not explained why it has left the City Hall”
Arrimadas has concluded that “on the part of the national directorates” of Cs and PP “we agreed that these proposals be transferred to our teams in Granada”, although it is something that “has to be voted on in the plenary session”, in the capital itself Granada, as he recalled.
Prior to these statements, the national leader of Cs has reiterated, in an interview on CMMedia, the autonomous television of Castilla-La Mancha, that the secretary general of Cs, Marina Bravo, called her counterpart in the PP, Teodoro García Egea, “so that the City Council did not fall into the hands of an accused of the PSOE”, and from Cs they proposed to the ‘popular’ leader that “the number two of Citizens should be mayor”, José Antonio Huertas.
As Arrimadas has continued, Teodoro García Egea “told our secretary general,” Marina Bravo, that “it is a proposal that he would transfer to the Granada team.”
He has defended that on the part of the ‘orange’ party “we are doing everything possible to unravel this situation and maintain the Government agreement”, and has criticized that “the PP has not explained why it has left the City Council”.
“It has been silly that it has been seen that it has not made any sense,” said Inés Arrimadas before concluding that “the will of the national leadership of Ciudadanos is firm and clear, to recover the government agreement” with the PP in the City council of the Granada capital, as it has settled.