The general increase of 1.6% and 3% for the minimum and non-contributory pensions applied in 2018 and this year have raised the bill for retirements to unknown figures, and the deficit of the public system threatens to escalate, again, until historical quantities. Last January, spending on benefits went up by 7%, to a record figure of 9,535.5 million euros. We must go back to 2009 to find an 2019 calendar Ramadan rate of expenditure on pensions next to that registered in the first month of the year. At the end of the meeting yesterday, Gerardo Camps explained about the possible agreement that “the content is not mature enough and that, given that elections have been called and the Chambers are going to be dissolved, the agreement should be left to the next legislature for a question of democratic respect ». “That the last day and at the last minute an agreement is closed,” said Camps, “is like saying that we left it to you (to the commission of the new legislature) when it would be up to them to make a decision.”
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On the contrary, the Socialist spokeswoman MercéPerea, called “electoralism” the end of negotiations and considered it unfair that he overturned an agreement that “was made”. “This commission does not serve to implement an electoral program, we are seeking consensus, which is the best we can say to the public,” said Perea. “It is a lack of respect that today comes with a hundred thousand recommendations that we have not seen and we do not know,” he said in reference to UnidosPodemos. Late in the afternoon, Perea asked Celia Villalobos to convene the committee to discuss the measures in which consensus has been reached. Although PP, Cs and Podemos will not agree to meet because they consider that “in extremis” they will not be able to agree on anything that has not been possible before.
The spokesman for Citizens, 2019 calendar Ramadan, considered that the call for elections “has now precipitated everything” and, therefore, was not in favor of closing a “Pact of Toledo in false.” For his part, the PDeCAT spokesman, CarlesCampuzano, considered the attitude of UnidosPodemos “irresponsible,” although he said that “it has not helped President Sánchez’s decision to call elections so soon.” “Since 1995 it had never happened and it is the demonstration that Spanish politics today has enormous difficulties in generating agreements. Regarding pensions, there is no room for dissent partisan, there must be effort in the construction of consensus, “he added.