Batet admonishes the JxCAT spokesperson who moved the Spanish flag during a press conference and asks for respect

The president of the congressMeritxell Batet, has sent a warning letter to the JxCAT spokesperson, Miriam Nogueras, for save one Spanish flag during a press conference in the Lower House and asks him “respect order, courtesy and parliamentary discipline“.

“Require that refrain in the future to act in this way again, warning him that otherwise, this Presidency will take the necessary measures to guarantee order on the premises of Congress, in the exercise of the disciplinary and police powers conferred by the Constitution and the Regulations”, Batet has warned in a letter that has been supported by the Table of Congress.

He last february 21 Nogueras removed the flag of Spain before starting a press conference so that it would not appear on the television signal, leaving only the flag of the European Union and alluded that he was removing it “a little… because it was very close” and “This flag represents me much more”said. PP, Vox and Cs they asked the Board of Congress to act on this action and sent several complaint writings to the governing body of the lower house.

Finally, the Table of Congress agreed to reprimand the deputy through a letter that was sent on March 1 and in which the president of the Chamber stated the “total rejection of a conduct that is an offense to a national symbol” and stated that it was “a unacceptable disrespect both the parliamentary institution and all the citizens it represents”.

Warns you that “must respect the configuration of common spaces of Congress intended for communication purposes” and “whose elements and location are not freely available to the persons authorized for their use”, such as the press room.

Batet makes it clear that despite the prerogative of parliamentary immunity and his right to freedom of expression, in accordance with the provisions of article 16 of the Regulation “is obliged to adapt their conduct to the same and to respect order, courtesy and parliamentary discipline”.

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