More than 5,000 Britons will be able to vote again in the municipal elections in Marbella – LOCAL

A modification introduced by the Government of Spain will allow a total of 5,582 Britons, registered in Marbella, the possibility of exercising their right to vote in the municipal elections of 2023 after the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union. Brexit had made these citizens lose the option of participating in the elections.

With the new modification, both countries now become part of the group of states with bilateral agreements with Spain, such as Bolivia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Korea, Chile, Ecuador, Iceland, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and New Zealand.

Citizens of these nationalities may attend the elections provided that they are registered and have a valid residence permit.

Once the elections are called, they will have 8 days to request your participation in the same

In the case of Marbella, it affects one of the main nationalities that are settled in the municipality.

As explained this morning by the mayoress, Ángeles Muñoz, they are currently 5,582 British citizens those in Marbella.

On the other hand, the local Executive has approved, in today’s session, planning licenses for a value of more than 14 million euros.

Specifically, for 20 single-family homes in the Samysol area, with an amount of 4 million euros; another 9 in Santa Clara Golf (7 million euros) and another 4 in Las Lomas de Marbella Club (3 million euros).

The green light has also been given to an urbanization project in the Monteros Reserve and another in the area Villa Parra de las Palomeras.

In addition, the approval of a detailed study in the second phase of the Industrial Estate of San Pedro Alcántara for an Aldi supermarket and another project in the Ensanche Sur sampedreño.