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The Generalitat of Catalonia has despatched a letter to the Minister of Economy, Carlos Body, wherein it calls for a rectification for the “erroneous” information on the execution of European funds that the establishment has revealed on its web site. The letter, signed by the Catalan counselor, Natàlia Mas, particulars that the figures revealed by the central Administration are “false” and that the “database has been built hastily and outside that of the Ministry of Finance”, which is the establishment chargeable for managing Next Generation support. In response to those criticisms, Economía has assured this newspaper that it has no proof of getting acquired the letter.

The criticism of the information happens after EL PAÍS revealed an article wherein, utilizing information from the central authorities, it was concluded that Catalonia is behind within the execution of European funds. The Generalitat factors out that the figures “are false” and “should never have been published” by the physique that directs the Corps. The Catalan administration highlights that the journalistic work was appropriate as a result of the ministry's information was used and the Government's model was included. The counselor particulars that since April 10, the “immediate” rectification of the statistics has been requested as a result of “magnitude of the errors referred to”, with out this having occurred so far.

According to the letter, Economía promised to rectify its error, “but to date nothing has been modified.” And that, the Generalitat considers, “leads to error” to those that “pretend to know how the Next Generation funds are being executed.” “The damage to our reputation has already been done, Minister, and I can only express my rejection of this frivolity,” says the counselor. Economy, for its half, assures that they haven’t acquired the second letter, however because the first was despatched — a month in the past — they contacted the autonomy to request a gathering with a purpose to make clear these discrepancies, with out so far have acquired a response. The ministry led by Corps affirms that they’re able to incorporate the data dealt with by the Government, so long as it’s introduced via official channels.

Regarding the methodology used, the doc provides that the Recovery Plan administration data system that is determined by the Treasury isn’t but operational (COFFEE), which has pressured the Generalitat and the division itself directed by the Corps to construct data methods. approximate data. The distinction, in accordance with the textual content, is that Catalonia “has done it for more than a year with the support of prestigious institutions—ESADE and AFI—without the pretense of it being an official database,” whereas that of the central authorities It has been designed “in a hasty manner and outside that of the Ministry of Finance.” The assertion concludes by demanding that the data be modified earlier than the Catalan elections that may happen on May 12, and means that this key date in nationwide politics “may be behind some tortious calculation.”

To date, the Elisa device – which is the place the aforementioned information is extracted – reveals that Catalonia is the autonomous neighborhood furthest behind within the execution of European funds since its distribution started, having used simply over a 3rd of the allotted cash. The territorial information revealed by the Government of Spain have already been up to date this week, with the final date being March 31 of this 12 months and never February 29, which was the date from which the primary evaluation began. Despite this evaluation of the statistics, the neighborhood chaired by Pere Aragonès (ERC) stays the furthest behind on this matter, with a decision fee of 35.1% in comparison with the nationwide common which exceeds 56%, in accordance with the Ministry of Economy.

La Rioja, then again, which within the first evaluation was nearly on par with Catalonia, has improved with the newest replace and is now in fifth place with a compliance fee of 42.7%; forward of Melilla, Cantabria and Ceuta. There are another important readjustments, essentially the most hanging is the abrupt drop that Galicia suffers: it has gone from having an execution stage of 72.7% to one in every of 66.4%. The similar occurs with the Basque Country, whose share is decreased by two factors. Both territories had been, with the closing date of February 29, essentially the most superior within the activation of European funds, however now they’ve moved to 3rd and fourth place, respectively. Aragón and Castilla y León overtake them.

The Catalan Executive alleges, utilizing its personal information, that it has carried out roughly half of the help acquired, so it might be inside the nationwide common. The discrepancy comes, in accordance with the autonomous neighborhood, from the truth that the Economy portal doesn’t embrace the 403 million that will have been awarded via tenders to execute packages, investments and providers and one other 360.5 million euros which were transferred on to entities. and local people entities.

For its half, the methodology utilized by the central authorities is proscribed to specifying {that a} resolved name means one for which there are already recognized winners. In the case of plans to enhance the effectivity and sustainability of irrigation, for instance, it’s thought of that the decision is launched and resolved on the time of publication of the checklist of the irrigation communities wherein they are going to be tendered. Projects. And for vocational coaching and training locations from 0 to three years, it’s assumed that the calls are launched and resolved on September 1 of every 12 months primarily based on the variety of locations created, and that the quantity displays the estimated value of every place.

In all circumstances, these are initiatives carried out by regional our bodies, with out contemplating people who depend upon native entities. Each Administration is chargeable for making use of the funds in these insurance policies that fall underneath its jurisdiction and for this it’s essential that the cash be transferred from the central Government.

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