Madrid (EFE) Manueco, orally and in writing that there will be no changes.
After the Government has assumed that the explanations of Castilla y León about the non-existence of the new protocol announced by Vox are an “official rectification” and asked if this ends the controversy, Feijóo has pointed out that “it will depend on whether the Government wants to be serious and live up to it.”
“If you want to be serious, there can be no conflict when there is no conflict,” he pointed out in statements to journalists from the Fitur tourism fair.
Feijóo has stressed that what happened in Castilla y León, where the vice president of Vox announced anti-abortion measures that the PP denied, does not change the PP’s approaches: defend that all pregnant women can continue with their pregnancy and “never ever” “coerce” women who want to interrupt it adapting to current legislation.
Regarding the relationship with Vox, Feijóo has limited himself to pointing out that it is up to the president of Castilla y León to make decisions about his Government and about his alliances.
Mañueco sees “the lie, manipulation and overacting of Sánchez” confirmed
The President of Castilla y León, Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, considers that the Government’s statement “renouncing to go to the Constitutional Court” against his community for the treatment of women who want an abortion “is the confirmation of lies, deceit, manipulation and the overacting” of the Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez
In statements to FITUR, the Castilian-Leonese president also recalled that “the one who sets the government’s position is the president”, in response to the numerous questions he was asked today about whether his emphatic statement that nothing is going to be done in In this sense, it is a disavowal of its vice president, Juan García-Gallardo, from Vox, regarding the application of the anti-abortion measures presented last week.
The central government has reported in a statement that it accepts the explanations of the Junta de Castilla y León, chaired by Fernández Mañueco, who has ensured that there is no new protocol on the treatment of women who wish to abort, clarifications that, In his opinion, they represent an “official rectification”, although he warns that he will continue to be vigilant and reserves possible legal actions.
Government accepts the “rectification” of Castilla y León but will remain vigilant
Early in the morning, the Government had approved the explanations of the Junta de Castilla y León. The words of Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, assuring that there is no new protocol on the treatment of women who want an abortion, represent an “official rectification” for the Executive, although he warns that he will continue to be vigilant and reserves possible legal actions.
In a statement, the Executive explains that on the afternoon of this Thursday it received a letter from the Government of the Board in which it clarifies that “there has been no de facto, nor any tacit act” in relation to the measures announced by Vox and that no instructions have been transmitted to health professionals “neither in writing nor verbally”.
In the Government’s opinion, this letter implies “formal compliance” with the requirements made by the Executive and is “an official rectification” of the intention initially expressed by the government of Castilla y León to proceed as announced by its vice president, Juan García Gallardo, from Vox, at a press conference on January 12 and repeated in subsequent days.