Spain The president of the Supreme Court asks Bolaños that the Government contribute to stopping the attacks on the Judiciary

The third time lucky

Spain The president of the Supreme Court asks Bolaños that the Government contribute to stopping the attacks on the Judiciary

The third time lucky. The president of the Supreme Court, Francisco Marín Castán, received this Thursday the Minister of the Presidency, Justice and Relations with the Cortes, Félix Bolaños, to whom he asked that the Government put all the means at its disposal on its side to stop the attacks on the Power of attorney.

The meeting, which was initially suspended by the president of the TS after the attacks by the Junts spokesperson on judges of this body with the initial silence of the PSOE and later for reasons of the minister's agenda, is part of the round of contacts institutional changes that Bolaños has been carrying out since he assumed the Justice portfolio.

During the meeting, Marín Castán conveyed to the minister "the need for the Government to put all the means at its disposal on its side" to stop the attacks on the Judiciary - such as those seen in recent weeks both in Congress and in the Senate-; At the same time, he has welcomed the demonstrations in defense of the Judicial Career made by Bolaños in recent days.

According to legal sources, Francisco Marín has also informed the minister that, in the climate of tension created by these attacks, it does not facilitate progress towards the necessary agreements for the "essential and unpostponable" renewal of the General Council of the Judiciary.

For their part, government sources report that Bolaños has expressed to Marín the need to guarantee the respect and independence of judges and magistrates and to achieve the renewal of the General Council of the Judiciary as soon as possible, which "is not an option but a obligation that cannot be postponed and urgently fulfilled".