On the occasion of his visit to Murcia, the Secretary of State for Rural Water, Josep Puxeu, held this morning a meeting at the headquarters of PSRM with the Socialist candidate for Mayor of Lorca, Manuel Soler, as well as Mayor Calasparra, Jesus Navarro, and the candidate of Murcia, Pedro Lopez.
The meeting also helped the government delegate in the Region of Murcia, Rafael González Tovar, the president of the Segura basin, Charo Quesada and the head of the Coastal Authority, Francisca Baraza.
At that meeting they have addressed issues of greatest interest to the Region of Murcia and the region of Guadalentín.
One of the topics was shared ownership of farms and livestock.
Manuel Soler, the new law "will emerge to allow" the work that women do in the field under "undignified" and "less equal" in relation to having the work of men ", who hold, In addition, land ownership in 71 percent of cases.
"Women who work in them can not consolidate administrative or any rights when the headlines are only their spouses, so that the rule seeks to empower them to be" partners and visible "in this area, explained Soler.
The imminent adoption of the law will allow more than 10,000 women working on farms are co-owners can receive grants and pay into social security. "
Another issue discussed during the meeting was to continue the modernization of irrigation in the region, after the millions of euros invested by the Ministry of Environment, Rural and Marine Affairs in this type of action, of which Lorca has benefited from over one hundred million euros.
The Secretary of State has also heard the request of Manuel Soler, regularization of irrigation consolidated Eagles Lorca Puerto Lumbreras and Pulpí.
Puxeu is committed to full speed this process.
One of the topics discussed during today's meeting was the need to continue to control entry of products from third countries to the common market, to ensure compliance with the agreements and interests prevail Spanish farmers and course of Murcia.
Finally also spoke of the Sustainable Rural Development Act.
This law, up until 2014, took place in two districts of the region: the Northwest and the Ricote Valley.
However, at the request of the Socialist candidate for mayor, Josep Puxeu has agreed to consider including the hamlets high Lorca.
Source: PSOE Lorca