Santa Cruz de Tenerife, (EFE) 968 that year to 3,161 in 2022.
At a press conference, the transparency commissioner of the Canary Islands, Daniel Cerdán, recalled that private entities are obliged to evaluate transparency if they receive more than 60,000 euros from the autonomous community or more than 100,000 euros from a council in a year.
The evaluation of transparency portals has been the activity of the commissioner that increased the most last year, and that in the case of the public sector, the entire Autonomous Community, councils, town halls and universities were evaluated.
In the case of private entities, 83 percent of the companies that were asked for the evaluation have complied with it, a percentage that for the commissioner is “acceptable”, since it was the first time that more than 2,200 have been invited for the first time. time to carry out this action.
The request was made to 3,161 entities and 3,161 carried it out.
Daniel Cerdán has indicated that 2021 was a “very important” year in terms of subsidies, since in the Canary Islands there was a line of 1,144 million euros and another of 87 million, to alleviate the damage that companies suffered as a result of the pandemic.
As a consequence of this increase in evaluations, the notes that the Transparency Commissioner gives to public and private entities have been delayed for a few weeks, indicated Daniel Cerdán, who was accompanied by the head of the evaluation and control service, Miguel Ángel Herrero, and the head of the claims service, Teresa Casanova.
The commissioner has also spoken about the claims for the right of access to information, which have gone from the 18 that were presented in 2015, the year in which this body was created, to 577 last year, going through 91 in 2016 , the 154 of 2017, the 355 of 2018, the 244 of 2019, the 386 of 2020 and the 525 of 2021.
A novelty in the activity of the Transparency Commissioner during 2022 has been the requirements for the execution of resolutions on access to information, 297, and it is an open line to more insistently require institutions to comply with resolutions than those there is no record that they are fulfilled.
Regarding the claims for the right of access to information, the figure reached 577 last year, 9.90 percent more than in 2021, when 527 were received.
He has commented that of the 2,350 claims that have been filed since 2015, 369 have not been admitted, and 91 have not been estimated, something the latter that has been mainly due to the fact that these are claims whose response corresponded most of the times to the Deputy of the Common, for which reason they were referred to this institution.
In this section of claims, 577 were filed last year, of which 507 have been resolved, and 62 have not been admitted, a percentage that, in the opinion of the commissioner, is low and that is due to the fact that citizens know the role of the commissioner better. of Transparency. EFE