Vice President

The Vice President has made it clear that this measure does not affect small businesses since they might have liquidity problems. In the workplace, and in line with the reform of the labour market, the Government will increase the flexibility of the contract on time parcia l, mainly making more flexible the schedule. According to Salgado, thats the best way and quickest to contribute to job creation, and will allow that many people can follow a training process once they abandon their studies to work in sectors such as the construction. Salgado recalled that in Spain this part-time contract is much lower than the European average, and is a way to encourage more short-term employment. In addition, will approve the decree law that will reduce pharmaceutical spending and that will oblige you dispense the cheapest drug among those who share the same active ingredient. According to the calculations of the Vice President, this decision will save 2.4 billion a year to the time that will be maintained the same quality in the provision of pharmaceutical services. In their statements, the Vice-Chairperson has advanced that the Government will be working in September with the autonomous communities so that the rule of spending, which was one of the main issues of the last Council of financial and Fiscal policy, is ready at the end of that month and the autonomous parliaments provision apply it before year’s end. Also expected to increase the transparency of public accounts of the autonomies offering quarterly data from the third quarter of this year in terms of national accounting and not only in budgetary terms as it is done so far.

The Executive intends to continue working in the final straight of laws that are already in the Parliament, as the Bankruptcy Act, and continue with the process of privatization of lottery and airports. Before the tensions that are they live in debt markets, the Vice President pointed out that there are a number of factors that come together and that is feedback, which are intensified in a month as August, and which needs to be global solutions. Tensions that has pointed out, are not only affecting Spain and Italy, but also, to a lesser extent, France and Belgium. Salgado has also reminded the contacts that has maintained during the week the President of the Government, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, and has listed that has starred in herself and that have forced him to suspend his vacation. Among them, apart from the seven or eight times daily that he has talked to the President, who has remained with their German counterparts, French and Italian, with the European Commissioner for Economic Affairs, with the President of the Eurogroup, with the director-general of the OECD, with the United States Treasury Secretary and the Governor of the Bank of Spain. Source of the news: Salgado announces new measures to ensure the fulfilment of the objective of deficit