Martin Morales steps down as Turre mayor

Uncertainty looms as socialist Maria Isabel López is set to take over following post-election agreement between two left-wing parties at loggerheads

A coalition in disarray: Maria Isabel López and Sr Morales have never seen eye to eye

By Richard Torné

Turre’s Martin Morales officially stepped down as mayor last week following 20 months of turmoil involving a fragile coalition with the Socialist PSOE party.

Sr Morales, from the left-wing Somos Turre party, submitted his resignation at an extraordinary plenary session last Thursday (February 16). His successor Maria Isabel López was expected to take over as mayor at a swearing in ceremony on Wednesday (February 22).


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