This will be the second consecutive year in which Zapatero is not involved. The traditional festival, organised by UGT, will be held on 4 or 5 September. The Deputy Secretary general of the PSOE, Jose Blanco, attend the mining party of Rodiezmo (Leon) in representation of the federal leadership, rather than the j of the Government and leader of the party, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, in September or its candidate for the elections, Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba. According to sources of the PSOE, the party leadership wanted to recover to a figure of first level to assist in your representation, once last year not already attract the Prime Minister. This will be the second consecutive year in which Zapatero does not participate in this mining Festival, organized by UGT and he attended since I was leader of the Leon Socialists. Zapatero decided to not go last year as a gesture of respect to the position and speech ugetistas on the occasion of the general strike for a few days later.
Jose White will be who represents to the PSOE in this occasion, an act which will be held on 4 or 5 September and will you expected come, as it is traditional, the Secretary general of UGT, Candido Mendez, and the former Government Alfonso Guerra. Since Zapatero was sworn in President had tapped his speech at Rodiezmo to open the political course and to express its special commitment to social policies. There, since 2004 he had announced every year a special climb of minimum pensions. Source of the news: Jose Blanco will attend on behalf of the PSOE at Rodiezmo mining party