Alfonso Alonso and Fátima Báñez are seen in the acts of the PP before the new stage of Feijóo

The rajoyistas they let themselves be seen by acts of the PP in the middle of the campaign of the president of the Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Nunez Feijooto preside over the Popular Party after the stage of Pablo Casado. This Tuesday, the former ministers Alfonso Alonso (Health) and Fatima Banez (Employment) in the government of Mariano Rajoy have attended an informative breakfast starring the general coordinator and parliamentary spokesperson, Cuca Gamarrawhich has been presented by the MEP and president of the Organizing Committee of the XX Congress of the PP, Esteban Gonzalez Pons.

In the case of Alonso, it has already transpired that he will be a party to the Basque PP in said congress. The leader of the popular Basques was signed in 2020 by the Acento public affairs consultancy that they created Joseph Whiteformer Minister of Public Works with José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero; and Anthony Hernandoformer spokesman for the PSOE in Congress and now deputy director of the Cabinet of the Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, as number two of Óscar López.

For her part, Fátima Báñez, president of the CEOE employers’ association foundation, belongs to the Huelva PP and has a good relationship with the president of the Junta de Andalucía and leader of the popular Andalusians, Juanma Moreno. Báñez has shared this Tuesday with González Pons, with whom she has been seen entering the VIP area for guests.

The event organized by the New Economy Forum at the Mandarin Oriental Ritz in Madrid has brought together a large number of close collaborators of Mariano Rajoy and a large number of active leaders, such as the president of the Community, Isabel Diaz Ayusoor the mayor Jose Luis Martinez Almeidathat this afternoon they will be together with Feijóo in the capital in the central act of his campaign for the communities as the only candidate to preside over the PP in the conclave of Seville, which will be held on April 1 and 2.

There has also been a large presence of deputies and senators, such as the PP spokesman in the Senate, Javier Marottoformer spokesman popular of Congress and current fourth secretary of the Senate Board, Raphael Hernandosenators Fernando Martinez-Mailloformer general coordinator of the PP, and Charles Florianor the second vice president of Congress, Ana Pastor.

Gamarra informative breakfast. (Photo: New Economy Forum)

However, there have also been more visible members of the PP from the stage of Pablo Casado, such as the deputy secretary of the Organization of Genoa and president of the Popular Party of Navarra, Ana Beltran; the Deputy Secretary of Participation and deputy for Lugo, Jaime de Olano; the Deputy Secretary for Sectoral Policy, elvira rodriguez; the fourth secretary of the Congress Table, Adolfo Suarez Illanaor the Valencian deputy and former president of the Electoral Committee of the PP in the Executive of Casado, Bethlehem Hole.

Other barons that have been present are that of Castilla y León, Francis Nunezthe one from Extramadura, José Antonio Monago, the one from Asturias, Maria Teresa Malladaand the president of the manager of the PP in Madrid and former president of the Senate, Pio Garcia-Escudero.

The former minister and current MEP Pilar del Castillo, or the former chief of staff of Albert Rivera, María Castiella, who worked as advisor for European affairs to President Mariano Rajoy, have also been in the front line of greeting.

lower taxes

In his speech, Gamarra demanded that Pedro Sánchez approve now and with immediate effect a drop in VAT and the tax on hydrocarbons. “The moral authority of the Government is measured by the sacrifices it applies,” he emphasized. He has also demanded that he cut unnecessary expenses, such as the structure of the social-communist Executive, and has stressed that there is 14% of public spending that is a consequence of the “inefficiency” of the Executive.

In addition, the general coordinator of the PP until the Seville congress has insisted that the best ally that Pedro Sánchez has had is not in his Government, but in the Popular Party, recalling that he has held out his hand to the shipment of weapons and the increase in the defense budget. In this context, it has advanced that the PP does not intend to present an amendment to the entire National Security Law.

To a question from OKDIARIO about the twelve contracts of the Government of Sánchez on the pandemic, its environment and that of Minister Nadia Calviño for a value of €326 million that the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, has taken to the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office, Gamarra has indicated that the parliamentary group in Congress “are not going to give up their work of controlling the Executive and supervising every euro of the contracts public”.