Iago Negueruela and social affairs minister, Fina Santiago, in parliament. | Jaume Morey
In parliament on Tuesday, the Balearic minister for the economic model, tourism and employment, Iago Negueruela, explained that government sponsorship of the Los 40 Music Awards, staged in Palma on November 12, had been agreed in May. This was together with some 60 other events, the objective having been to maintain tourism and business activity up to and including November. The awards ceremony was attended by British superstar Ed Sheeran.