This Thursday, the Popular Party has distanced itself from the rest of the parties that signed the anti-transfuguism pact and has refused to consider the operation concocted by Pablo Casado’s team that last week to be transfugitive. prevented the approval of the motion of censure registered by PSOE and Citizens in the Region of Murcia to unseat the popular Fernando López Miras from the autonomous government.
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That motion was stopped thanks to the agreement reached between the PP and three defectors of Citizens, whom, in compensation, the popular ones introduced into the regional Executive with councils paid with annual salaries of about 76,000 euros.
As confirmed by sources present at the meeting of the Pact, which has been held in Congress behind closed doors, the PP has blocked the Pact from ruling that case as transfuguism, so now the matter is raised to a committee of experts, whose composition has been unanimously approved, for a final decision to be made.
The popular ones have also distanced themselves from the rest of the groups and have not considered transfuguism either. the case of Evelyn Alonso, another fugitive from Ciudadanos whose vote allowed to approve in July 2020 the motion of censure of the Canary Coalition and PP to expel the socialist Patricia Hernández from the Mayor’s Office of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Your case will also be evaluated by the aforementioned commission of experts. On the other hand, there has been unanimity to brand two PSN councilors as defectors, who were expelled from their party at the support a motion of censure by EH Bildu and Geroa Bai at the Estella Town Hall (Navarra), in March of that year.
The Ministry of Territorial Policy and Public Function had summoned the parties that signed the anti-transfuguism pact this Thursday in the Congress of Deputies to analyze what happened in the Murcia Assembly. Citizens requested last week the “urgent” call for this agreement, after the Popular Party managed to ensure that these three regional deputies from the formation of Inés Arrimadas did not support the motion of censure promoted by Ciudadanos and PSOE to unseat the popular from the regional presidency.
The PP, together with the PSOE, United We Can, Citizens and other formations have signed the agreement that condemns trans-fuguism and that in the last ratified document they state that they seek to act against those “local, regional and state representatives who, betraying the political subject (political parties politicians, coalitions or groups of voters) who presented them to the corresponding elections, have abandoned the same, have been expelled or deviate from the criteria set by their competent bodies “.
The groups, also the PP, adhered to the third addendum to the pact, ratified in November 2020 and thanks to which the effects of this commitment are extended to the rest of the administrations (regional and state), since until then it was limited to the municipal scope.