Archive for October, 2009

Soler Cerda was recalled to the PSOE in the Assembly who proposed the advancement of PAC funds to aid farmers and ranchers

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

The Socialist deputy added that this was one of agree that the PP PSOE adopted at the last Debate State of the Region

Socialist MP, Bartolome Soler, expressed surprise at the fact that the Ministry of Agriculture "tick a bit" with the theme of development aid to farmers and ranchers with funds from the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Soler recalled that this initiative was a proposal by the Socialist Parliamentary Group and was one the agreements reached in the debate of State of the Region of June 24, 2009.

The resolution Twenty-third Session of the Journal of the House, can be read verbatim: "The Regional Assembly of Murcia Council urges the Government to upon completion of the required controls to European legislation, forward to 16 October 2009, payments to farmers and ranchers single payment helps the Common Agricultural Policy, all in accordance with the Regulations of the European Union agreed recently. "

Bartolomé Soler said that "it seems very well that the Department complies with what is approved in the Assembly, but it is clear that the impetus came from a resolution introduced by the Socialist Parliamentary Group to the debate, signed by the Member who subscribes to and accepted plenary by the PP "he said.


IU believes that the budgets of the Region by 2010 "not credible" and "turn their backs on the crisis"

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

The regional deputy UI + Greens, José Antonio Pujante, said today that the Regional Budget for 2010 "are not credible and give back to the economic crisis because they do not address the needs guarantees citizens in Murcia."

To Pujante, it is restrictive budgets, even though, in his opinion, should be expansionary public expenditure, in order to implement a change in the production model driven by the Popular Party of the Region of Murcia.

He highlighted the reduction of more than one point in the budget "when in the current economic context, as Nobel economics prize Paul Krugman and George Stiegler advised to increase public spending to tackle the crisis."

"If we also take into account that public spending in Spain is below the EU average, it is unacceptable that reduction," he assured Pujante, emphasizing that the budget "does not address the real problems of those most affected by the crisis. "

Has described as "positive" that the Executive Murcia resort next year to 2.5 percent of debt that allows the Budget Law for communities, but has indicated that this is a contradiction because the PP has always been against this resource. "

Recalling that his training is in favor of borrowing Pujante stressed the need to ensure higher incomes for the Community in order to meet the population's basic needs such as education, health and social services.

It has therefore advocated the implementation of common progressive tax policy, to which he added that the United Left forward initiatives for this change, in order to provide the most earn more and combat tax evasion, which is around 25 percent.

In addition, insured that budgets are not credible because if we take into account this year, where there is a forecast of real income of 2,500 million euros, does anyone believe that in 2010, the economic context of crisis, we will enter 5 billion to address the needs of spending? ".

Source: IURM

The Local Investment Fund invests 3 million euros in improving the cemeteries of the Region

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

government team Murcia City "returns to confuse the public by hiding the state funding of works at the Cemetery of Our Padre Jesus "

The Delegation of the Government that the Local Investment Fund has also led to an improvement of cemeteries in the Region of Murcia.

Specifically, 2,891,822 euros has been invested in improvements to the cemeteries of Murcia, Molina de Segura, Caravaca, Alhama, Puerto Lumbreras, Mula, Bullas Calasparra, White and Conditions.

These works have been also the creation of 122 jobs.

The works have involved the construction of 968 new niches, 240 pits, building envelope improvements and inputs, improved access and various extensions of the cemeteries in the Region of Murcia.

These actions include those carried out in Murcia, where it has invested 895,000 euros for the construction of 400 niches and 240 pits.

Also in Alhama State Fund has invested 750,000 euros in the reform and expansion of municipal morgue.

In Mula, 305,000 euros for the expansion of 6,000 square meters which will build 2,000 new niches.

In addition, Blanca, Puerto Lumbreras and Caravaca new pavilions have been built funeral.

On the other hand, Calasparra and Molina (El Fenazar) has acted to improve access to cemeteries.

Finally, the Delegation of the Government regrets hiding again interested in state funding for these works, as was recently by the City of Murcia, in an official press release, it confuses the public by attributing to the City Council that this investment not made.

Source: Delegación del Gobierno en Murcia

Saura: "These budgets will not help the economic recovery because they have a drop of 27% of public investment"

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

"involves the loss of 6,000 jobs"

Socialist spokesman said that this is a big bull no bullfighters torearlo level and the civil guard goes after them to return to the plaza "

The Socialist parliamentary group spokesman, Pedro Saura, said about the arrival of the regional budget for 2010 at the Regional Assembly, that these assumptions will not help the economic recovery because they have a 27 percent drop in public investment, representing 268 million euros.

The cut in public investment by the Government of Valcárcel is also 1 percent of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and will be, warns Pedro Saura, directly responsible for the net loss of 6,000 jobs (3,500 direct and 2,500 indirect).

"It's more we are going to get away from the activity and employment in the rest of Spain, since the decline of public investment here is the largest of all regions."

Pedro Saura made a preliminary assessment of the regional public accounts for next year and made it clear that the problem is that behind these Budgets "there is no economic team, or knowledge, and political leadership to address a regional administration reform is means to tackle the waste and the structural deficit, or for economic recovery. "

Pedro Saura joked and said that "the bull is so great that no bullfighters on the plaza level to address the reform of the administration and the economic crisis and the civil guard goes after them to return to the square."

According to the spokesman socialist regional government is a burden to society.

Administration have created a monster.

And that is to maintain its services to only open the shutter, you have to borrow, the Community has to go into debt, because the negative gross savings of 283 million, put another way, current expenditure is higher than current income ".

Saura broke down some aspects such as the chapter staff and current expenditure, which is 60% of the budget.

Financial expenses, the cost of debt, grew by 83% while the interest is 88%, more than 71 million euros.

With what the debt will be in 2009, 6.5% of GDP, the best.

Indeed, rates rose by 9%, 23% public prices and stamp duty by 13%, which can be said that "these estimates are more makeup that actors from the Planet of the Apes."

No commitment to a new economy.

To demonstrate a few examples:

• In Infrastructure is a fall of 30%.

• In Housing a fall of 22%.

• In 20% water.

• In industry and commerce 60%.

• In Agriculture 11%.

• Research and technological development in 20%.

• Development of telecommunications in 80%.

• The social economy lost more than 4 million euros.

• Environment has a 10% drop.

• The Info fell by 6%, radio and television Murcia will grow by 15%.

Pedro Saura at what is asked where is the Revitalisation Plan and Strategic Plan.

State Revenues: More than 363 million upgrade of population and 300 per cent of the items for Unit

On the revenue from the state, said more than 363 million euros to the region comes from the update of the population in the model of regional financing.

Furthermore, state transfers grow mainly resources to address the implementation of the Law Unit, which increased by 300%, reaching 64 million euros against 16 million the Department budgeted as income for 2009 opening .


Inmaculada García presented in the Assembly "the social budgets of the History of the Region"

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Budget Bill for 2010 Region

Spending on social policies is 77 percent of the budget, which allocated 10.7 million daily on these items, and 2,750 euros per citizen per year

The Minister of Finance emphasizes the growth of resources devoted to improving the economic environment and financing of businesses by 1.68 percent, diversified investment instruments and support to the business

The budget provides for a tax cut to people more sensitive to the crisis: families, young, independent, small businesses and individuals with disabilities

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Inmaculada García, presented today at the Regional Assembly the Draft Budget Law of the Region for 2010, where he delivered a copy in electronic form to the bank president, Francisco Celdran.

During the press conference held at the parliament building, Garcia said, "These are the social budgets of the History of the Region" and added that some accounts they are "committed to economic recovery, which reinforce the municipalities where they need it , that lower taxes on citizens more susceptible to crisis and executed by a more austere and efficient administration. "

General Budget of the Autonomous Community of Murcia for 2010 totaled 5.067 million euros.

Overall, the 2010 budget fell by 1.4 percent over the previous year.

The Community will incur the maximum deficit allowed the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Runtime, 2.5 percent, rising to the figure of 700 million euros.

The Credit and Finance Institute will manage the deficit by issuing government debt and other financing arrangements.

Direct investment from the Autonomous amount to 757 million euros, 11.2 percent more than the State in the Region, a 8.21 percent fall compared to 2009, involving 65.50 million euros less.

The regional government has made an effort to contain the cost of operating their departments "to get a more austere and efficient administration.

We have managed to become the second region at lower per capita public administration and have saved nearly 50 million in running costs and equipment of administrative services and transfers to public entities, "said Garcia.

Betting on social spending and economic recovery

The priority of the government accounts for next year is to guarantee the quality of public services to all citizens, "said the minister, noting that despite the crisis and declining revenue," social spending increases weight to 77 of the Budget, so that more than three of every four euros spent by the regional government are aimed at what most concerns Murcia. "

Specifically, the amounts allocated to health, education and social care are the ones that grow in 2010.

"Intended for 10.7 million euros a day to meet the needs of citizens, while the Zapatero government budget only 51.6 percent, then do not run," said Inmaculada García.

The minister said that the 2010 budget "budgets are committed to economic recovery, thus growing public resources to improving the economic environment and financing companies in a 1.68 per cent."

These tax incentives being the equivalent to 4.4 percent of regional GDP.

The Minister of Economy and Finance said that "diversifying the investment instruments and business support, using all possibilities within our reach budgetary investments, guarantees, loans to public enterprises and extra-budgetary investments."

Strengthening the municipalities and tax benefits

The regional accounts for 2010 "maintain funding for municipalities and strengthen the resources to help where they need it most, in their operating costs so that local authorities can focus their main efforts, as institutions closer to citizens, finance services to its neighbors, "said Garcia.

Moreover, "we allocate more than 50 million euros to ensure the safety and protection of Murcia in its streets, its mountains and its beaches."

The Minister of Economy and Finance said in this sense that "this policy is different from that of the patches that holds the Government of Spain, which has since municipalities to open and close ditches, rather than help them meet their debt with companies which have benefited both the consistory and the productive sector. "

Finally, the minister referred to the tax advantages for citizens that include budgets, which will save 204 million euros in tax.

"We are lowering taxes, and we do the citizens who need it most, such as families, youth, self-employed, small and medium enterprises and people with disabilities."

Source: CARM

The GPP highlights the "social commitment" to regional budgets "austere"

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

José Antonio Ruiz Vivo, deputy spokesman of the Popular Parliamentary Group, said that "eight out of ten euros are budgeted for Health, Education and Social Policy

Ruiz Live: "The Valcárcel Executive has been able to prioritize what is most beneficial to the citizens from the austerity that demonstrates the reduction of ministries and senior officials"

States that "these are the budgets required by the Region of Murcia to neutralize the punishment of Zapatero in the PGE and to protect those most in need"

The deputy spokesman of the EPP group, José Antonio Ruiz Vivo stressed that the budgets submitted by the Regional Government in the Regional Assembly "represent a clear commitment, defined and strong executive of Ramón Luis Valcárcel by social policy reached 77 percent by 51 percent earmarked by the Zapatero government. "

For the EPP "so are about eight of every ten euros budgeted for those who are destined to become a strong social commitment," noting that the games are the fastest growing of Health, Education and Social Policy.

"In times of grave crisis like the one we live in Spain, aggravated by poor management of a national government that has lost its way by raising taxes, increasing deficits and punishing the middle classes, executive Ramon Luis Valcarcel has been able to priority to what most benefits and protect citizens from the austerity that demonstrates the reduction of ministries and senior officials. "

Live Ruiz rejected criticism of the opposition "unfounded and demagogic as will be demonstrated throughout the parliamentary debate now begins in the Regional Assembly on some assumptions that, despite the gravity of the crisis, struggling to maintain As investments in stimulating the imagination and extrabudgetary resources. "

In short, to the popular spokesman, "These are the budgets required by the Region of Murcia to reverse the punishment of Zapatero in the PGE and to protect those most in need."

Source: Grupo Parlamentario Popular en la Asamblea

The Community is working with the Ministry of Education to define the professional training college

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

The Ministry of Universities working together with three autonomous regions, as well as social and economic actors and students in developing the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education

The Ministry of Universities, Business and Research will participate in the commission created by the Ministry of Education, with the regions of Valencia, Castilla-La Mancha and Andalusia, the main trade unions, employers and student representation, to develop Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES).

This initiative aims to define the professional development of each university, whether undergraduate, masters or doctorate.

The CEO of Universities and Scientific Policy, Eduardo Osuna, attended this week in Madrid to the first working meeting of this committee that is intended to inform the public at large about the needs of learning and skills of each title, and to promote the quality and mobility in higher education.

Osuna said that "the real possibilities of increasing mobility of academics and increase the permeability of the system of higher education through international recognition of qualifications and training received, a key objective of the Bologna process, are matters on which we were working in the region and now collaborate in this ministry project. "

Among other matters, the commission will develop the MECES have to define the essentials of what is expected to learn a university student in each degree, master's or doctorate and what will be trained before they graduate.

The project, which is a step in the European Higher Education Area, will also help employers know what to expect of new graduates depending on their level of education.

The first meeting established a work schedule of the entire process, which must be completed in the second half of January.

The resulting document will be submitted for public consultation for final approval in June 2010 by royal decree.

Source: CARM

The Region of Murcia and AECID cooperate in a project to develop tourism in the province of El Canar, Ecuador

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism this week was responsible for tourism co-development project in Ecuador El Canar, Chimborazo Esther Muñoz, who attended a training session and received training in the technical advice on promotion, training and quality tourism .

During his visit, the head of Ecuador had the opportunity to visit the facilities of the Centre for Tourism qualification and understand the structure and evolution of the model of tourism in the Region of Murcia.

Also, throughout the day were presented issues related to facilities management, restoration, creation of new tourist products and the introduction of new technologies for promotion.

The experience arises from the cooperation agreement signed by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECI), the Autonomous Community of Murcia and the National Secretariat for Migrants in the Republic of Ecuador, and prime objective is to contribute to social development , economic and cultural life of the populations of origin and destination.

The agreement also includes conducting a series of actions that take place in 2010, and will allow one hand, exchange of experience between the two parts of the project and, secondly, technical training and productive human resources involved .

Source: CARM

Agriculture highlights the need for native varieties in the fresh fruit sector

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

To avoid the problems of overproduction and increasing control on supply

The Director General of Operations and Training Modernization of Agricultural, Ángel García Lidón, today stressed the need for the fresh fruit sector has its own varieties "to avoid the problems of overproduction and increasing control over supply."

The manager stressed autonomic this in the "State Seminary of sweet fruit industry 2009 ', held this week in Cieza and organized by COAG.

Lidón Garcia said, "to control the supply is not sufficient that the farmers get together to create larger unions, is also required of native varieties because they constitute a powerful weapon in the face of distribution."

Also, the director general said that "farmers in Murcia have done a great job in introducing new varieties early."

This allows, said Garcia Lidón, "to avoid competition from other European products, extend the period of work of cooperatives and depreciate their facilities better."

Finally, he stressed the need to keep betting "for the quality and constant improvement of the organoleptic characteristics of the fruit to lead an increasingly competitive market."

Source: CARM

The Region of Murcia ahead of 22 million euros of EU agricultural aid to more than 10,000 farmers

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Murcia has been one of the first communities to advance 70 percent of the subsidies of the Single Payment and premium sheep and goats

The Region of Murcia has already paid 22 million euros in advance of European agricultural subsidies, based on the authorization of the European Commission to anticipate these grants to two months before the official calendar.

More than 10,000 farmers have benefited from Murcia to this advance of 70 percent of subsidies Single Payment regime and the sheep and goat premium.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Water paid from next December in a second stage the rest of the amount of requests for help.

Murcia has been one of the first communities to pay these premiums with the goal of alleviating the economic and financial difficulties facing the agricultural sector and improve the profitability of farms.

The regional government is making a significant administrative effort in managing, processing and payment of the aid they receive and farmers, to alleviate the difficulties faced by the sector resulting from the current economic climate.

The Single Payment Scheme provides a single farm payment, calculated on the basis of production subsidies received or delivered in a period and not subject to any particular product.

Source: CARM