Juan Espadas had everything ready to leave the Mayor’s Office of Seville on January 7. He had planned it that way to, he said, avoid the “complications” of undertaking an outing in the middle of the Christmas holidays and to “get things done and finished.” However, he has been forced to advance his resignation by almost three weeks and finally He will do it next Monday, the 20th.
Swords will take Possession as senator on the 21st. But in an official statement sent by the City Council this Friday, the legal services of the Autonomous Chamber “have raised the suitability of the previous resignation” as mayor. And it is that the Law of designation of senators in representation of the Andalusian autonomous community verbatim states that is “incompatible” be a senator in the cases of senior officials of the Administration of the Junta de Andalucía, members of the Bureau of Parliament, presidents of provincial councils and mayors, collects Europa Press.
In this way, the Plenary of the Sevillian Municipal Corporation, following the procedure established in the current regulations, will learn next Monday after the departure of Juan Espadas as mayor of Seville.
In accordance with the Regulation of Organization, Operation and Legal Regime of the local entities, as of the resignation of the position, a maximum period of ten working days is opened for the convocation of the Plenary session of the new mayor of the city, which will be the also socialist Antonio Munoz. delegate of Urban Habitat, Culture and Tourism. During that time, Sonia Gaya, first lieutenant, will be the acting mayor.
The Andalusian Parliament elected Espadas as senator last Wednesday. There was no vote against. The secretary general of the PSOE-A announced that he was leaving the Mayor’s Office of Seville to deal full-time with Andalusian politics with the idea of opposing the Andalusian Government until the next autonomic in which he will compete with President Juanma Moreno, of the Popular Party