The Minister of Labor, Solidarity and Social Safety mentioned in the present day that each one aged individuals in unlawful properties are coated by the priorities of the vaccination plan in opposition to covid-19, including that 105 have already been closed this 12 months.
“All individuals are coated, as a result of our concern is to prioritize all conditions of people who find themselves most in danger, who’re older individuals, who’re in establishments the place there’s a better danger of unfold. They’re all coated, ”mentioned Minister Ana Mendes Godinho, who’s presently being heard on the request of the CDS-PP by the eventual fee to watch the appliance of measures to answer the pandemic.
Congresswoman Clara Marques Mendes, of the PSD, recalled that in March the Authorities dedicated itself to a survey of what number of unlawful properties there are within the nation.
“You will need to perceive if the Authorities has finished this work and actually is aware of the place all of the aged individuals are, as a result of there are not any aged individuals from the first or the 2nd aged. You get to know the way many individuals we’re speaking about and the place these individuals are ”, questioned the Social Democrat MP.
Within the response, the minister mentioned that in 2020 the Social Safety Institute (ISS) carried out 1,064 inspection and inspection actions in properties, which represents a 50% improve in inspection actions in opposition to authorized and unlawful establishments.
“This resulted within the identification of 788 irregular conditions of unlawful properties and 105 unlawful properties have been closed up to now this 12 months,” mentioned the official.
He added that in 2020 the ISS carried out 4,139 monitoring visits to properties, each authorized and unlawful, which represents “a rise of 256% within the variety of visits made by the ISS”.
“Really, if we return to the years 2013 and 2014, it might be very tough to mobilize the ISS individuals for such an motion once they had been being demobilized and had been being positioned in a scenario of mobility. Our place is precisely the other, it’s to worth the ISS individuals, who’ve been tireless of their mission to be on the service of others, ”replied the minister to the PSD.
Clara Marques Mendes accused Ana Mendes Godinho of not answering the questions, which she thought of “worrying”.
“He does not reply as a result of he does not know what to do. It’s a complete bewilderment by the Authorities ”, accused the deputy, insisting that no reply was given to what number of unlawful properties there are, the place they’re and what number of aged individuals they obtain, which with regard to the vaccination plan left doubts to the PSD.
“We already realized that it isn’t calculated,” mentioned Clara Marques Mendes, who additionally took the chance to state that the PSD offered a draft decision to suggest to the Authorities that it resort to the help of fireside brigades, authorities and municipalities “to determine the place these aged individuals are. to have the ability to help them and never fail them with the social response ”.
“The PSD doesn’t enable any aged particular person to be left behind and won’t agree with this Authorities inertia”, mentioned the deputy.
Clara Marques Mendes additionally questioned the minister, who’s being heard by digital media, concerning the help given to these accountable for the schooling of scholars coated by the purpose tolerance granted by the Authorities on the eve of the 2 December holidays, which closed colleges on these days.
The minister mentioned that it was an “completely punctual” scenario, so the Authorities’s concern was solely to make sure that dad and mom had justified absences from work, in the event that they needed to keep at dwelling to care for their kids, which Social Democrat MP thought of criticized: “Shedding earnings is a one-off scenario. We’re sorry ”.
The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed practically 1.7 million deaths worldwide since December final 12 months, together with 6,191 in Portugal.