PP demands Swords to urge the Junta to "pay its debt of more than 21 million" with the City Council
- The spokesman of the Popular Group in the City of Seville, Beltrán Pérez, has demanded the mayor, the socialist Juan Espadas, to urge the Junta de Andalucía to "catch up and pay once and for all the debt of 21, 69 million euros that he maintains with the Consistory of Seville, between tax and non-tax debt, so that he will comply with all the citizens of Seville ".
In a statement, Perez said that, on March 2, the Board "owes 21.69 million euros in taxes and unpaid taxes, more than 16 million non-tax debt", basically for "non-payment" of the plans autonomic of employment and by the subsidies of the co-financed plans in subjects like the social services, plus another ten million of the Service of Domiciliary Help for the dependents, "that still has not paid", according to assures that it consists in the answer given by the local government to a question of the PP in the plenary.
"Therefore, it is not something that we invent in the PP, but responds to the reality of the repeated breaches of the PSOE with all Sevillians," he stresses.
In particular, ensures that, of tax debt, the regional government must enter the City of Seville as property tax (IBI) on mechanical traction vehicles (IVTM) or garbage rate, among others, a total of 5,611 .940 euros.
"They are debts of the Andalusian Agency for International Development Cooperation, the Agency for Innovation and Development of Andalusia (IDEA), the Social Services and Dependency, the Agency for Environment and Water, the Andalusian Center for Contemporary Art , the Public Company of Ports of Andalusia, the Health Emergencies (6,111 euros), schools and institutes, the Andalusian Institute for Women, the Archaeological Museum and the Customs Museum, the Andalusian Health Service (SAS), Andalusian Heritage (27,750 euros) and the territorial administration of the Board, which owes 5,565,030 euros, "he says.
On the other hand, adds that the non-tax debt amounts to 16,082,389.65 euros, "what the Junta de Andalucía has not yet entered the City of Seville by education agreements, owing 488,168 euros, 850,185 euros for the Tourism Plan; 706,688 of the agreement on El Vacie, more than 127,000 of the program already disappeared in the Alps, 658,214 euros of the Orienta Program for Employment, more than two million euros of the Young Employment Program and more than ten million euros of the Home Help Unit of 2017 "
"In total, 21,694,330.27 euros that the Junta de Andalucía could have entered the City Council, an amount that could count on this to meet numerous expenses and investments in the city," detailed Perez. In addition, he added that "to this must be added the more than 60 million that the Board owes to the City Council for not having updated the Participation of the Income of the Autonomous Community (Patrica), as required by the Law of Financing of the entities. local of Andalusia ".
The popular spokesman has indicated that "like Sevillians meet and pay their taxes, although increasingly with more effort due to the latest increases in Swords, the Junta de Andalucía also has to meet its payment obligations, because it can not to be dragging for years a huge debt of more than 20 million euros with Sevilla and never comply. "
Perez said that "it is unfortunate that Espadas not only does not have the courage to demand from the Junta what he owes to Sevilla, but also that he is more concerned to justify his party colleagues than to be demanding". "And it is that Swords behaves more like a docile delegate of the Board than like a protest mayor for the interests of the Sevillians," he stresses.
"It is surreal that Espadas is in such a hurry to collect his taxes from the Sevillians, that we remember they have risen since the PSOE governs, and the Junta de Andalucía is willing to accept this huge debt, instead of treating it as one more taxpayer," reiterated Pérez.
He pointed out that "this is another example of the lack of leadership as mayor of the city, which must claim what is Seville, and not excuse the president of the Junta de Andalucía, Susana Díaz, who mistreats the year after year. city".
The popular spokesman has concluded that "it is surreal that the Junta de Andalucía shows this attitude with the Seville City Council". "Public administrations must be an example in the fulfillment of their obligations, and more if it depends on the operation of public services," he says.
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