“The complaints against Minister Jackson and the Ministry of Social Development are serious and require urgent investigation and punishment,” said Deputy José Meza.
The bench of representatives of the Republican Party The collection of signatures will begin to challenge the Minister George Jackson, while evaluating a Constitutional Accusation, after the controversial departure of the now exseremi of Social development.
Let us remember that last Wednesday the Government announced the departure of Patricia Hidalgo (PPD), in a brief statement where he avoided giving further details.
However, after his departure, the ex-authority accused a series of irregularities, such as some calls to approve projects despite his objections as a professional.
After the interview published in BioBioChile, the Ministry of Social Development assured that he was asked to resign for not reporting a rape of a girl in a facility where homeless people were cared for.
Hidalgo, for his part, lashed out announcing legal actions. “In the absence of a public apology from Minister Giorgio Jackson, I will be forced to initiate legal action,” he said.
Republicans evaluate AC against minister Jackson
Amid the controversy, from the bench of the Republican Party of the Chamber of Deputies announced the study of the background for an eventual Constitutional Impeachment against Minister Jackson.
“Given the serious accusations about irregularities, administrative errors and political pressures within the Ministry of Social Development, we have commissioned to study all the background and information available to prepare the presentation of a Constitutional Accusation against Minister Giorgio Jackson for his political and legal responsibility in these matters,” they said.
The study will include, among others, the accusations of the former Social Development minister and the failed tender for the “Better Childhood” service, which will leave more than 25,000 children without treatment, they detailed.
And as a first measure, This Monday they will begin the collection of signatures to question Minister Jackson, while in the coming weeks they will study the background to reach a conclusion regarding the feasibility of a possible Constitutional Accusation.
In this regard, the deputy and head of the Republican caucus, José Meza, He maintained that “as the opposition we have a duty to use all the tools available to prosecute the irresponsibility of the Government.”
“The complaints against Minister Jackson and the Ministry of Social Development are serious and require urgent investigation and sanction,” he added.
“Giorgio Jackson is one of those largely responsible for the disastrous management of this Government, and it is time for him to take charge of his mistakes and assume his responsibility,” Deputy Meza closed.