Bloch’s coordinator de Esquerda this Wednesday welcomed the PS’s decision to make the commission of inquiry on TAP proposed by her party viable and said there was still clarification to come, namely from the finance minister.
“Fortunately, the PS decided to approve a parliamentary commission of inquiry. what B.E. We have a lot to clear up,” Katarina Martins said in statements to journalists after visiting the Temporary Reception Center in Lisbon, accompanied by the chairman of the European Left Party, Walter Bayer, and a BE adviser to the Lisbon City Council. , Beatriz Gomez Diaz.
Katarina Martins felt that “it would be inexplicable” and the PS would be “untenable” if it did not make this commission of inquiry possible, as she refused “all the hearings that were requested to clarify the matter”.
“The matter is far from clear. PS the position was absolutely untenable“I think they understood this, and now we have to work in the commission of inquiry,” he said.
When asked if she considers such feasibility a “good sign” from the absolute majority, Katarina Martins replied: “Now let’s see how it goes.”
When asked if Pedro Nuno Santos would be one of the first people BE would call on the commission of inquiry, Katarina Martins replied that former minister of infrastructure and housing and communal services “will have to give clarifications”but emphasized that Fernando Medina too.
Catherine Martins, need Fernando Medina to give more explanation because “although he always said that he was not a minister at the time of the events”, it is now known that when he appointed Alexandra Reis as finance minister, “he already knew that Alexandra Reis had not completed her mandate in full”.
“I already knew that she left because of a conflict with the board of directors. Apparently he just didn’t know half a million”, he said.
The coordinator also emphasized that “it is the Ministry of Finance, in fact the Treasury, who decides who represents the Portuguese government as a shareholder of the company, and therefore has special responsibilities.”
“And so we will want to listen to everyone who has responsibilities, both those who are no longer a member of the government, and those who continue to be members of the government,” he said.