MADRID, 15 Jun. (EUROPA PRESS) –

The Minister of Culture and Sports, Jose Manuel Rodriguez Uribes, has assured that “in the coming weeks” the Interministerial Commission will be created to “complete” the Statute of the Artist.

The commitment is firm, we continue working and in the coming weeks the Interministerial Commission will be created to complete it“Rodríguez Uribes said this Tuesday during the press conference after the Council of Ministers.

At this point, he explained that they are working on the Royal Decree “to work between all affected ministries, Finance, Education or other necessary ministries“to complete the Statute of the Artist.

Likewise, the minister stressed that the Statute of the Artist “is hooked” with one of the structural reforms to the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plans of the Spanish economy. “That is, there are deadlines, resources, and a commitment in those plans.“, has specified.

“We are working, we will be completing these measures, the last one, which was an old demand, compatibility between copyright and retirement pensionsThis is already done, “he said.

The Minister of Culture has affirmed that the will is to develop the Statute of the Artist “progressively” and link it to the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plans because “culture is not only a right of citizens, but it is also a right of artists“.

During his speech, Rodríguez Uribes recalled that in the previous legislature “a consensus was forged” on the Statute of the Artist, “a guide that marked the fundamental measures.” “Some we have already been complying with, also in that consensus it was pointed out that it was going to be a progressive work to culminate it in this legislature“, it is finished.


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