Self government

La Linea de la Concepcion takes a new step towards self-government

La Linea de la Concepción.

LA LINEA de la Concepcion takes a new step in its autonomy project

The team of the municipal government of La Línea de la Concepción, in the province of Cádiz, has taken a new step in its aspiration for the municipality to become an autonomous community like Ceuta and Melilla, and will present the ordinary plenary session of July 8 , an agreement to initiate the procedure allowing the holding of a popular consultation.

The report of this proposal, which will certainly go ahead, since the party that governs the Town Hall of this municipality of Cadiz, La Línea 100 × 100, has the absolute majority, and bases its argument on a justifying report prepared by the Municipality of La Linea itself, on the advisability of holding this consultation and directing to the Cortes Generales and the Spanish government the application of the constitutional mechanism – which is provided for in article 144/9 – to obtain the statute of autonomy .

The question to be asked in the said consultation is the following: “Do you think that it is appropriate for the town hall of La Línea de la Concepción to address a request to the Spanish government, and to the general courts, to request the conversion of the municipality? as an autonomous community, in accordance with article 144 a) of the Spanish Constitution? “.

The achievement of this objective would allow this municipality to benefit from an organic-functional regime, of competence and of political government similar to that established in the autonomous regions of Ceuta and Melilla.

In any case, as indicated by the town hall in its press release, it would be up to the Cortes Generales to grant the possibility of providing La Línea de la Concepción, by an organic law, with the condition of becoming an autonomous community, as indicated through


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Teresa R. Cabrera

The author Teresa R. Cabrera