The Popular Party in Totana presented at the November plenary a motion asking to extend the closing times of pubs and clubs to the problems created in the hotel by the smoking ban and the economic crisis, which was adopted at the end of together with all political groups.
This motion has now allowed the PP to expedite a request to the Government of Murcia to extend the closing time of pubs and clubs and urged the Ministry of Presidency (Special Records Service and Public Entertainment) to the longer opening hours in at least 1 hour for bars and cafes Totana, can expand the business during the weekends.
Therefore, the Popular Party in the Region of Murcia will also request the Government to allow extending the closing hours of pubs and clubs an hour, until 4:00 and 7:00 hours, respectively, throughout the year because the current legislation of the late 80's, is a major disadvantage for Murcian companies compared with those of neighboring provinces.
This is what emerges from the meeting that have kept the Deputy Secretary General of Sectoral Studies and Programs of regional PP, Inmaculada González, general coordinator of Sectoral Francisco in April, and the director general of Tourism, Enrique Ujaldón, with the presidents Associations of Clubs and Pubs in the region, Jesus Jimenez and Pedro Martinez.
As explained Francisco in April, "these partnerships hospitality we have raised demand, regardless of summer and winter time, because they understand that Murcia is, along with Extremadura, the autonomous region more restrictive in this regard, what for them is a serious injury, taking into account that neighboring provinces such as Almeria and Alicante are in regions with larger closing times. "
For example, "the fact that bars and nightclubs in Pilar de la Horadada (Alicante) to close later than local San Javier, just a few kilometers, is a grievance and a major disadvantage for companies in Murcia sector, "said." During the meeting at PP headquarters in Murcia have argued that this is causing problems in a sector that is getting worse, "he stated in April, who added that" it is common for local do not respect these hours because the hours of activity they have, say, could not cover expenses, resulting in being the most often illegally. "