The regional coordinator of IU, José Antonio Pujante, today demanded the resignation of the mayor of Moratalla, Juan Llorente, to convene an extraordinary plenary session in which they were approved 2010 municipal budgets without the presence of the new council UI + LV , which has not yet taken office.
Llorente indicated that booming, the PSOE, "took" the transition over from the mayor of left-wing coalition to approve the budget, "thus circumventing the will of citizens expressed at the polls" and using the casting vote, although at the beginning of the legislature undertook not to use this resource.
"The mayor's performance steals democracy is precisely the issue more importance to a municipality such as the approval of municipal budgets," said, after stating that the inauguration of the new council "depends on the speed of the procedures administrative and not the will of IU + LV. "
For its part, Moratalla UI wondered why the mayor "was for all of 2009 with the 2008 budget carried forward" after stating that the government team "has chosen a headlong rush in the opposite direction solution to the problems of Moratalla. "
"The rush and current emergency, to take one month of the twelve who has the year, the absence of the representative of IU can not hide the interests it seeks to hide and fear to confront their approaches, with a budget that comes back to Moratalla real problems, one of the municipalities with the highest rate of unemployment, job insecurity and lower per capita income. "
He concluded: "The 2010 budget approved by the PSOE government will pass into history as the budgets of shame at having violated the most elementary rules of political ethics and forcing Izquierda Unida de Moratalla to consider any political relationship broken with this undemocratic government.