The FEMP will receive 2.5 million from the State this year, 19% more than in 2021

Isabel Rodríguez, Minister of Territorial Policy / c7

The Minister of Territorial Policy, Isabel Rodríguez, who has pointed out that relations between the two parties are one of "close collaboration in recent years"

The Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP) will receive this year 2.5 million euros from the State for the development of its functions at a national and international level for the benefit of local entities, which represents an increase of 19.05% compared to to 2021 and 25% compared to 2020.

As reported by the Ministry of Territorial Policy in an informative note, the head of this department, Isabel Rodríguez, and the president of the FEMP, Abel Caballero, have signed this Monday the collaboration agreement for 2022 of the General Administration of the State with the municipal entity.

Isabel Rodríguez, who has pointed out that relations between the two parties are
"close collaboration" in recent years, has highlighted that the previous Government kept the subsidy to the FEMP frozen since 2013 at 2 million euros.

The Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces, to which the Law regulating the Bases of the Local Regime recognizes its status as institutional representative of the local Administration in its relationship with the General Administration of the State, is an association of local entities with full legal personality for the promotion and defense of local autonomy and
represents more than 90% of local governments in Spain.

In 1985 it was declared an association of public utility by the Government.a, represents Spain in the Council of Municipalities and Provinces of Europe and is the official headquarters of the Ibero-American Organization for Intermunicipal Cooperation.

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