The municipal councilors from the BSP for Bulgaria group leave the meeting of the Architecture Commission in the Sofia Municipal Council (SMC). Their colleagues from Democratic Bulgaria and independent Boris Bonev followed a technical example and were also released. Thus, the Architecture Commission is not located.
“We want to protect the dignity of the institution,” said Diana Tonova, a member of the commission.
“The vote at the last meeting of the Municipal Council, which provides for increasing the composition of the Commission from 15 to 17 people, in practice with two representatives to manage the majority in the council, was a kind of emanation in creating the majority authoritarian model of governance in recent years. years, “said Tonova.
According to her, behind this act of crisis, panic fear of GERB is progressing from a current change in the political reality. “You tried with illegal tricks, colleagues, to control the only Commission that does not dominate. Rude, unforgiving, communicated both legal and moral norms. Because politics must be included in order to observe political pluralism and, for the sake of democracy, to be protected with words, not with buttons “, added a municipal councilor from” BSP for Bulgaria “.
“Do not take into account that with this act you also confirm the thesis of opposition, and use a large part of Sofia residents that the city is not governed opaquely and lobbyistically, in order to be governed independently and corruptly,” Tonova added.
According to the Committee on Architecture, during the last term there were not only lobbying decisions. “Which until yesterday was impossible for the opposition to win. Now you open the stall again. And this must become clear to everyone. The real motive is not an expert shortage. The real motive is probably a lack of time. Time to cash in on your government, ”she explained.
“We will use all legal mechanisms to stop you from banning the fragile breaths of democracy in your regime, namely the Architecture Commission in this number, in order to continue to ensure that the lobbying projects for redevelopment and description adhere there will be resistance on municipal properties ”, Diana Tonova was a category.