Etiqueta 'Budget'
Budget woes for Spanish Prime Minister


Budget woes for Spanish Prime Minister

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government was planning to put forward a proposal for the 2019 budget in January, changing strategy after an electoral setback on Sunday in a Socialist stronghold.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/12/2018 10:05

Calvia town hall: the 2017 budget will increase by over 3%.


Calvia investment to rise 35% in 2017

Calvia's budget is to increase by 3.2% to 89.3 million euros next year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/12/2016 00:00


Not easy for Rajoy

The political stalemate in Spain is far from over. More political fallout expected.

Jason Moore01/12/2016 00:00


The cost of Brexit

Do you get the impression that the British government is desperately hoping that the British people are going to have a re-think over Brexit?

Jason Moore24/11/2016 00:00

Tourism minister Barceló wants to spread the load of tourists.


Barceló announces plan to alleviate tourist pressure

The government's "plan for touristic equilibrium" will address effects of tourism "massification".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/11/2016 00:00

London's World Travel Market is one of the main targets for Balearic government tourism promotional spend.


Tourism promotion suffers in Balearic budget

The Balearic Tourism Agency is the only government "company" that will see its budget cut next year: it will go down by 2% to 19.5 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/11/2016 00:00

Catalina Cladera, the Balearics finance minister.


Balearic government will borrow next year to pay its debts

The health ministry will receive the largest amount in the budget - 1,472 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/10/2016 00:00

Alberto Jarabo explains the Podemos stance on the budget. Pilar Costa and Biel Barceló listen on.


Balearic budget envisages 14% increase in project investment in 2017

Any increase to the tourist tax in 2017 has been ruled out. Podemos are supporting the budget and the government because of concerns about "hostility" from Madrid.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/10/2016 00:00

Més deputies having an animated confab in parliament.


Demand for more tourism inspectors

With legislation on holiday rentals and all-inclusives in the pipeline, there are going to be ever-increasing demands placed on inspection.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/10/2016 00:00

Discussing an increase to the tourist tax? Laura Camargo and Alberto Jarabo.


Government spending plans "optimistic" without tax increases

Laura Camargo of Podemos today reiterated the party's request for an increase to the tourist tax.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/10/2016 00:00

President Armengol and finance minister Catalina Cladera of PSOE with Vice-President Barceló of Més.


Balearic government split over environmental taxes

PSOE is said to favour increasing the tourist tax next year. Tourism minister Barceló is not so sure.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/10/2016 00:00

Image of work in Puerto Pollensa earlier this year.

Puerto Pollensa

Puerto Pollensa pedestrianisation will not be completed this winter

"It will be impossible to carry out all the work this winter, so it will have to be split in order not to affect the tourism season."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/10/2016 00:00

Catalina Cladera explaining the approval of the budget.


Budget approval is a sign of government stability

The budget is the “fruit of consensus and of the pact” and of working together with Podemos.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/12/2015 00:00

The president's pay will not be increasing in 2016.


Balearic ministers' pay to be frozen in 2016

This block on a salary rise will mean that they will get less than had been earmarked in the budget for 2016.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/12/2015 00:00

Finance minister, Catalina Cladera.


Government calculating a one-third increase in revenue from fines

The Balearic government anticipates that its citizens will be paying it 33,053 euros per day in the form of fines.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/12/2015 00:00

The popular beach at Portals Nous.


Tourism cash boost in Calvia

Significant increase in public funding for beaches, tourism, sporting events and the police proposed.

Humphrey Carter04/12/2015 00:00

Cala Bona.

Son Servera

Son Servera increases tourism budget

The tourism budget will increase to 14%, with emphasis on, for instance, continuing with the initiative to make Cala Bona accessible to those with reduced mobility.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/11/2015 00:00

One of those questioned and then released, ex-commissioner Rafel Estarellas.

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Police corruption and Balearic budget: the week in the Bulletin

It was police week in The Bulletin. Police for all the wrong reasons. And the Balearic budget for 2016 was announced; it will be the highest ever.

Monitor01/11/2015 00:00

Government spokesperson Marc Pons and finance minister Catalina Cladera.


2016 budget will be the Balearics highest ever

Represents “a turn to the left” which “will redistribute wealth and diminish inequalities”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/10/2015 00:00