Children who live in Hijate go to school but some other people may not attend municipal activities, as it has decreed the mayor of Alcóntar.
The Socialist Group in the city of Alcóntar has denounced the attempt to discrimination by the mayor, the 'popular' Antonio Ramón Salas, several families residing in the village of Hijate, which aims to prevent bring their children to activities funded by the City if they have enrolled in different schools to the rural school of the municipality. In a statement that has been exposed in the noticeboard of Municipal Office Hijate -and which has even given copies to their own families afectadas-, Mayor warns that children who are not enrolled in rural public school Alto Almanzora of Hijate "are not entitled to attend" no "funded by the Municipality of Alcóntar activity", which it is a "very serious discrimination against families living in Hijate".
"These families live in Hijate, They are properly registered voters and pay taxes on the people ", They have warned the Socialist councilors, which it means that the provision of the mayor "is not only morally reprehensible, but could even be near the crime ".
From the Socialist Group they have explained that, with this prohibition, which, according to the official communication, It enters into force after the end of this course escolar-, the mayor intends to "punish" the families who have decided to enroll their children in schools in neighboring municipalities, "What the mayor considered practically an insult to his person". In this sense, Socialist councilors remember that these families "all they are doing is exercising the right reserved to them by law to choose the school that create most appropriate for your children and your personal circumstances, which can not lead to any punishment from the City ".
Pending the issue it can be addressed at the next full City Council and since there are still a few weeks for the measure enters into force, PSOE councilors believe that the mayor "is still time to correct this nonsense, for which only you have to remove the official communication immediately ". "All Hijate children should have the same rights, study where study, and Mayor, as the highest representative of the municipality, should be the first to ensure that this is so ", They have reasoned.