Etiqueta 'Financing'
President Armengol met Mariano Rajoy in September 2015.


The contentious issues that divide Madrid and Palma

There are some dozen issues which the Balearic government considers to be "fundamental" and wants to be resolved urgently.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/03/2017 00:00

President Armengol making her Constitution Day address. Maria Salom looks on.


Armengol calls for new federal constitution

A constitution for the "new generations" is required, one with federal criteria that will redirect the "Catalonia question".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/12/2016 00:00

Francina Armengol, who is lobbying for improved financing arrangements for the Balearics.


Armengol invites Catalonia to join a lobby for improved financing

The Rajoy minority government offers a "great opportunity" for amending the current system of regional financing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/11/2016 00:00

Balearic finance minister Catalina Cladera.


No new taxes envisaged for the Balearics

"We are not about to announce new taxes," especially given the introduction of the tourist tax on 1 July.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/08/2016 00:00

Finance minister Catalina Cladera (right) has been making repeated demands for an improvement to Balearic financing.


Madrid once more accused over Balearic financing

In 2013 the Balearics contributed over 1,500 million euros more to the state than it got back under the system of regional distribution.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/08/2016 00:00

Carles Puigdemont and Francina Armengol.


Balearics and Catalonia join forces for fairer funding

Armengol said that the Balearic government has had enough of being "mistreated" by Madrid.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/05/2016 00:00

Catalina Cladera is on the war path.


Cladera to meet Montoro over deficit row

Cladera has expressed her rejection in terms of “rebelling against unjust measures”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/04/2016 00:00

Madrid continues to play hardball on Balearic finances


Madrid continues to play hardball on Balearic finances

Catalina Cladera has held positive discussions with central government, but the fact is that, for the moment, there is no change at the national finance ministry.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/03/2016 00:00

President Armengol with President Puig of Valencia.


Balearics and Valencia join forces for financing improvement

The Balearics and Valencia are the worst financed regions per capita in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/02/2016 00:00

Armengol and the government’s front bench today.


Armengol accuses the PP of cuts rather than investment

The president claimed that her administration has not found any formal documentation from the previous president or the national finance ministry regarding the “requesting of money or of a meeting (to make a request)”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/12/2015 00:00

Armengol calls for a united front


Armengol calls for a united front

Armengol stressed the importance of there being a clear sense of unity in appealing for greater financial resources from the state.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/10/2015 00:00

Ensenyat delivers his speech during Majorca Day celebration.


Ensenyat denounces "colonial" system of financing

The Balearics have the worst financing deal after Valencia, he stressed, and state investment per capita gets lower.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/09/2015 00:00

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The past week in the Bulletin

Weather featured heavily last week. Very heavily. Other main topics were a holiday from hell, a meeting in Madrid that wasn't as hellish as it might have been, and a very different hell - the humanitarian crisis of refugees.

Monitor06/09/2015 00:00