The below copied from the Spanish press is of interest to us all and, whilst we are happy that things are proceeding well regarding our PGOU, there are still many issues in this respect. It is hoped that the below event will attract a large contingent of expats as it will show one of the most important politicians how strongly we feel about the mess regarding property laws in Spain and those affected.
Deputy Secretary General and Popular Party number two for the European elections, Esteban Gonzalez Pons, is scheduled to visit the Almanzora next week. The appointment will be on Monday, May 5 in the town of Fines. Illegal housing and possible solutions is the topic to be covered with neighbors and associations have been invited to act provided for in the Social Hall of the municipality of Fines. Among the groups that have already confirmed their attendance is the Association Urbanísticos Abuses Almanzora No (AUAN), which brings together many of the owners of illegal homes in the Almanzora Almeria and Levante, which is estimated at 12,000 households out of management. Its president, Maura Hillen, is grateful for the invitation and ensures that their relations "are good with all parties," but insists that "what we want is that these issues are resolved. Englishmen leave and never come new buyers who want to stay here, live and spend their money in this country. 90,000 English Gone in Spain in the last year. everyone We want to solve this problem and we must find a solution because obviously Decree Andalusian Regularization does not work " says while some figures; "Have been granted in the past two years less than 200 permits known as AFOs with Decree, when there are about 300,000 illegal houses in Andalucia." The event will be open to the general public, will begin at seven o'clock, although González Pons hour before you plan to meet in the town hall with AUAN Finero to study directly the document affected intend to deliver. "We are tired of good intentions, in recent weeks it is said that the Board is considering regulatory changes, but we want concrete results, we do not want more cases like the Priors lords." Sufferers are convinced that some of these changes have also come at the state level, "for a fair and prior compensation is guaranteed if a house is purchased in good faith charges. This is state competition and is a human rights issue" adds Hillen. Guarantee the right to property as a right human internationally recognized, no one can be deprived of their property and rights, except for cause of public utility or social interest, but in any case, given the corresponding simultaneous and in accordance with the Act compensation and general principles of international law . The right to be compensated by government since the amount of compensation in any case be established before the effective demolition of buildings; payment of compensation is simultaneous to the availability of the property in favor of the administration that is required to realize the demolition. Are some of the arguments that those affected move in that document number two People's Party ahead of the European elections next May. following shall also be expected that other associations affected the rest of Andalusia, also attend the ceremony next Monday in the town of Fines.
PS Sue is making good progress and unless anything untoward is found will be able to return home at the weekend.