Most current: 15/03/2012
The counselor of Presidency, Antonio Gómez, and the general director of Cooperation and Immigration, Antònia Maria Estarellas, the Islands and town councilors of the area of Immigration to inform them of the guidelines that the Government in this area will follow in 2012 have maintained|sustained in the Consulate of Sea a meeting with the batlesd e. To|In the meeting, the president José Ramón Bauzá, who has urged the municipal responsibles "doing more work than ever" in these times of difficulties, has been added up to it at first.
The meeting finished, the counselor Gómez has explained that the matters|subjects of cooperation and immigration are considered essential by the Government, and é sper this that this year the game|entry destined to the town councils in immigration until arrives at the two million euros, including Palma, has been increased in half a million of euros.
On the other hand, the counselor has also highlighted that the form of help is changed to the local corporations in this area. "We go from subsidies|grants in direct agreements with the town councils, which provides us two advantages: on the one hand we have more agility from the administrative point of view, and, of the other one, we can attend to the specificity typical of each town".
The president of the Federation of Local Entities of the Islands (FELIB), Joan Albertí, has also spoken in the face of the means|media. "The meeting has been very positive, and I believe that we, the batles, go out from there happy. The immigrants have to know that we, the town councils, will always be on its|his|her|their side in a work of integration that goes|passes through|across different areas".
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