The initiative autonomist Lion adds a new people, governed by the PSOE

The initiative of the province of León, to leave Castile and León and as a new autonomous community with Zamora and Salamanca continues to gain adherents. Urdia

The initiative autonomist Lion adds a new people, governed by the PSOE

The initiative of the province of León, to leave Castile and León and as a new autonomous community with Zamora and Salamanca continues to gain adherents. Urdiales del Paramo, of about 500 inhabitants, will be added to this plan on January 10. That day, the full municipal vote on a motion of the PSOE, a party has an absolute majority, in favour of the autonomy of león. The mayor, Goya Manjón, has disregarded the slogan of the socialist party of the aldermen socialists do not join this project. The mayor of Lion capital, the socialist José Antonio Ten, voted on the 27th of December in favour of a motion of the autonomist party, the Union del Pueblo Leonés in which they claimed the separation of Castile.

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Manjón has explained in a letter that his party has always promoted “the plurality and the debate” and that the socialist leadership has not been pressured to withdraw from the process. On the 26th of December, the PSOE sent to the spokespersons and mayors from north of spain a letter, you have accessed the COUNTRY, asking them to oppose the motions autonomy “to draw up agreements clearly unconstitutional and contrary to the territorial model advocated by the PSOE”.

Manjón, in statements to this newspaper, has praised his counterpart of a Lion, “he has thrown two pairs”, and has prioritized the leonesismo, something that already was claimed in 1983, after the Statute of autonomous communities united Leon with Castile. “I am a socialist, above all, but I have to defend the interests of my people. The people the politicians don't care about anything, looking for chairs”, added the councillor, who appreciates the 13 years that sum in the town Council with absolute majority and without pay. “It is a situation that is bleeding, have not been carried to the cathedral, stone by stone, because they have not been able to”, stresses Manjón, 69-year-old. The sarpanch rejects the idea that the movement is “independence”, something that, he says, “he wants to sell the PP”.

The municipalities of león, which have been incorporated formally to this initiative are Leon Castrocontrigo, Boxes, Cabreros del Rio, Santa Maria del Paramo, Valderrey, Matadeón of the Oteros Crémenes and Cabrillanes. In these last three municipalities, the PP voted in favor of the motion autonomist. Luis Mariano Santos, attorney-at-UPL in the Courts, regional, pointing out that 10 other peoples of the 211 that has Lion will present this proposal and have a semblance of success. San Justo de la Vega, so far, has been the only one that has been rejected.

Santos celebrates the growth of the leonesismo and applauds the local mayors who have refused to meet the national directions. “Both PP and PSOE are trying to make sure that no one vote in favor, but it is difficult to influence over the mayors and councillors who do not live in the policy and who want to defend this feeling,” he explains.

Updated Date: 02 January 2020, 14:00

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