Catalonia has been advised that it will lose control of budgetary spending after Madrid spotted that it has over-spent the whopping amount of €6,150 towards the independence referendum (out of a total budget of €24 billion).
To be precise, Catalonia said it would spend € 19.370 on “electoral control”. Madrid spotted that it had spent €25.520, €6.150 more than it should (yes, no million or billion mark), and has used this as an excuse to take over the budget unless ” a full explanation is filed within 24 hours”.
Meanwhile, Turre -a town of 3,351 – is the 63rd most indebted town in Spain and appears to have lost €13 million without anyone giving a damn. Of course, Turre isn’t trying to declare independence from Madrid….