cover image: Municipality of San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Spain) | PROFILE 2022


Municipality of San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Spain) | PROFILE 2022

6 Nov 2023

7/1985 Governing the Bases of the Local decentralization Regime, the Plenum, made up of the Mayor and the Councillors, is the highest of local body representing the citizens in the municipal government (Art. [...] The Statute establishes the Canary Islands as an autonomous community within the framework of the unity of the Spanish nation and outlines its competencies in terms of the exercise of the right to self-government recognized in the Spanish Constitution. [...] Accordingly, the municipal political structure of La Laguna comprises the Municipal Plenum, the Local Government Board and the Office of the Mayor.16 As established in Article 59 of the Organic Regulations of the Municipality of San Cristóbal de La Laguna (2009), the Municipal Plenum is authorized, inter alia, to call for a vote of no confidence in the Mayor; to approve and modify organic regulati. [...] In accordance with its Rules of Procedure (2008), the Conference is comprised of the head of the Ministry of Labour and Immigration (now the Ministry of Labour, Migration and Social Security) and by the heads of the ministries with jurisdiction over immigration in each autonomous Local community; the Rules of Procedure do not mention representatives of the participation in municipalities (MPT, 200. [...] 41 The participants included the Director General of Reception and Humanitarian Assistance Programmes of the State Secretariat for Migration, the Subdelegate of the Government, the Island Director of Socioeconomic Development of the Municipality of Tenerife, the Tenerife Primary Care Manager and the representative of the Tenerife Immigration Observatory.
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