The Association of State Treasury Inspectors (IHE) announced on Monday the filing of a controversial administrative appeal against the appointment through free appointment of the Technical Secretary General of the Ministry of Finance until a few days ago. Marta de Andres Novo, the new UK Finance Minister.
Inspectors find that Marta de Andres Novo's CV does not match “With the benefits and requirements requested in the invitation to cover the said position,” As they explained through a statement.
The Association believes that this award is not sufficiently motivated and does not meet the requirements stipulated in the invitation requiring the approval of “knowledge of tax, customs and budgetary matters, especially in their international aspects.”
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As the inspectors mentioned in the royal decree Regulates the provision of jobs in financial departments For the diplomatic missions of the Kingdom of Spain, it is expressly stated that they must be covered, preferably either by members of one of the higher bodies linked to the Ministry, state treasury inspectors or state auditors and auditors, or by lawyers. From the country with at least five years of experience in an official position in the Ministry of Finance. In addition, it requires, among other requirements, proof of expertise in subjects related to the position to be filled.
For the Association, it is “worrying” that positions of such importance and specialization as those now given to the UK Treasury, in which the main issues of the interests of Spain and its citizens abroad, are managed, are managed. “They have not demonstrated in their careers the basic requirements required by the position in question.”
The inspectors criticized “the unwanted politicization that has occurred in public administration in recent years is once again evident.”
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