The State Association of Directors and Managers of Social Services of Spain has produced a report in which the government does not come very well with its promise minimum significant income, According to the data of this organization, only 12.1% of the population living below the poverty line in Spain get its benefit.
According to this body, the 428,043 benefits given last month represent half of what the government has planned, nearly two years after the minimum critical income began. Overall, “the millionth recipient has been exceeded, although it is still far from the 2.3 million, so only 46% of the forecast has been reached,” he indicates.
Although it has not yet reached the expected figures, the rate at which assistance is provided has been accelerated in recent months. From December 2021, 330,000 people have been covered to receive the minimum critical income. “In just three months, a higher number of people have been added compared to the nine-month period from March to December 2021. This has grown from an average of about 30,000 new recipients every month to 110,000 in the last three months,” he said. . Union is indicated.
Amendments introduced to the law, which went into effect in early 2022, have increased the pace of concessions. Nevertheless, they indicate to the association, “We return to the demand for new changes that help to reach the intended purpose in approving the law. Bureaucratic Labyrinth Minimum vital income (IMV) means that, in the biggest social crisis in history, IMV has been implemented much slower than expected.
Depending on the part of Spain you live in, coverage of minimum significant income remains uneven. While Catalonia has only 7.1% and the Canary Islands 7.5%, Navarra accounts for over 27% and Ceuta and Melilla about 25%.
Escriva fails with minimum significant income: it only reaches half of the plan