The Catalan PP celebrates today Saturday in Sitges (Barcelona) its 15 extraordinary regional Congress in which he will proclaim the party's current parliamentary spokesman, Alejandro Fernández, as the new president of the Catalan popular, thus taking over from Xavier García Albiol.
The PPC conclave has started this morning with the welcome by the president of the organizing committee of the Congress, Josep Llobet, and the president of the popular congress, Ramon Riera, before giving way to the management report – which has been approved unanimously – by the general secretary of the party, Santi Rodríguez.
Next, the leader of the PPC, Xavier García Albiol, and the candidate for the presidency, Alejandro Fernández, will intervene before the vote to ratify the new president, who will close the meeting with the president of the PP, Pablo Casado.
In the presentation of the management report, the up to now secretary general of the PPC, Santi Rodríguez, has analyzed the last year lived in the popular formation, marked above all by the "institutional tension" of last autumn in Catalonia.
Thus, it has referred for example to the plenary session of September 6 and 7, 2017, in which "the separatists fights the Statute and the Constitution"; the "institutional challenge" of the day of October 1, when "the same Govern was the one who launched the citizenship to defy the laws and who is responsible for the consequences, including burdens"; or the declaration of independence of 27-O and the application of article 155.
Rodriguez has praised the "leadership" that showed him the Government of the PP and has claimed with "pride" the work of Enric Millo and José Luis Ayllón in those days from the central executive, with the "longing that nobody has taken over from that role "in the current PSOE Government.
"I have a hard time believing that those who relied on separatists to win the motion of censure are able to censure the separatist government," said Rodriguez, who has also described the "president of straw" the Catalan president, Quim Torra.
Finally, he has shown "all the support" of the PPC to Casado to "return to place the party from where he should not leave, the Government"; He thanked Albiol for "trust and generosity"; and has put his "loyalty" at the disposal of the new party leader.