Relies on division of assets and liabilities for payment of pensions in a hypotical Catalan state
The Constitutional suspends law of rupture which was passed by Parliament
A system of pensions exclusive to Catalonia would be "more solid and more viable" than current, despite fact that it would be in deficit, according to a report made by Government and on basis of which social benefits would be guaranteed in a hypotical Catalan state.
Under argument that all economic indicators and labour market show that it will maintain recovery, Generalitat defends budget balance of system in Catalonia will be reached in spring of 2018, said secretary of Treball i Afers Socials, Dolors Bassa.
In report, according to technicians of departments of Employment and Economy, in 2016, total income and expenditure of Social Security in Catalonia presented a deficit of 1.308 million, 7.2% of total for Spain-that was 18.096 million - as a percentage less than weight of 16% of Catalan population. The calculations of government are far from those made by Social Security estimated at 4.900 million deficit of system in Catalonia and that Government attributed to use of a different methodology.
The secretary of Treball, Josep Ginesta, has ensured that a good part of current deficit, about 772 million, according to report, corresponds to pension but that this figure is far from 2.807 million of 2013.
The minister of Bassa has been argued that in this situation payment of pensions is guaranteed and as determined by Law of Transience Legal -suspended confiscate by Constitutional Court- pensions "are a contractual right " and as such should be paid by State to those who have made ir company contributions to Spain. In this sense, Ginesta has said that "since first day will be State who will have to bear payment while not to establish a bilateral agreement to bring to fruition a proper transition of system and are not agreed upon allocation of assets and liabilities". " bilateral Agreements of this type re are among many countries", has insisted Bassa who to put, for example, payment of pensions that made German state to citizens of that country that you reside in Spain.