Minister Isabel Rodríguez acknowledges that “we neither expected nor wanted the elections”
The Minister for Territorial Policy and Government Spokesperson, Elizabeth Rodriguez, has recognised, in what has been his first visit to the capital of Valladolid since taking office, that the next regional elections in Castilla y León are elections that the Socialists neither expected nor wanted but which, as he has assured, will be held on next February 13.
This was indicated by the minister this Sunday during her speech at a public event in the Plaza de Santa Cruz in Valladolid and in which the general secretary of the PSOECyL and candidate for the Presidency of the Board, Luis Tudanca; the mayor of Valladolid and general secretary of the provincial PSOE, Oscar Bridge, and the head of the list to the Cortes for Valladolid, Patricia Gomez.
«These are elections that we neither expected nor wanted because right now the concerns of all of Spain are elsewhere, in finishing defeating the virus and completing the economic recovery, but I assure you that we are going to celebrate next February 13 because that need for change in this land has already manifested itself with a victory for the Socialists in the 2019 elections» , the minister and government spokesperson recalled.
For his part, the PSOE candidate for the Presidency of the Junta de Castilla y León, Luis Tudanca, has affirmed that the PP could present itself to the elections “with the same program of 1987 and nothing would happen”, in the sense that the formation led by Alfonso Fernandez Manueco “Keep promising the same.”
“It has always been said that to lie you need a very good memory, and of course, enduring all the lies of the popular party is a Nobel Prize”, Tudanca recognized when referring to the issue of rural health, and then went on to recall that “It has been the municipalities that have opened the clinics, not the Board”, in statements collected by Europa Press.
In addition, he highlighted that pensioners are going to receive 258 million a year for the increase in pensions announced by the Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. «The money is better in the pocket of those who need it most and today the pocket of pensioners will have 258 million euros more per year, thanks to the rise in pensions”, he remarked to ensure that had he continued with the reform promoted by the PP, this increase would have been “only 25 million euros”.