Approved the 3rd batch of 'Parenthesis Aid' and aid to families

April 08, 2021
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The Local Government Board (JGL) today approved the third batch of 'Parenthesis Aids' and also the same batch of municipal aid to families. The mayor, Toni Pérez, has pointed out that “with the resolution of both remittances, we continue to fulfill the commitment to make new batches of both aid viable weekly, in order to inject these resources as soon as possible into the homes that need them most and into the productive fabric. of the city, to try to contribute to the maintenance of employment ”.  

In the case of the 'Parenthesis Aid', aimed at self-employed workers and companies with up to 10 workers from various sectors affected by the pandemic, the third remittance approved today amounts to €244,469.15 euros, which increases the total amount granted to date to €1,705,912.28 euros.

The mayor has reported that "at the moment we have resolved 95% of the applications received for these grants, co-financed by the Benidorm City Council, the Alicante Provincial Council and the Generalitat Valenciana"; and furthermore, "the first two remittances have already been paid, totaling €1,461,658.23 euros." This amount is in addition to the close to €1.5 million euros that the City Council has already injected into the local productive fabric in recent weeks on the occasion of the prizes and general runners-up of the 'BenidormTeEspera' decorating contest.

With regard to municipal aid to families in 2021, the third remittance amounts to €2,150 euros and includes 86 beneficiary households, who will receive benefits ranging between €600 and €1,350 euros. The mayor recalled that these municipal aid "are aimed at alleviating, directly, the effects of the pandemic on Benidorm's family economies, which have suffered economic effects as a result of this health, economic and social crisis." To date, in the first three remittances, aids for a global amount of €263,600 euros have been granted.

Toni Pérez recalled that "initially we had allocated a budget of €2.5 million euros for these grants in expandable items". However, "as we advanced yesterday, in the coming weeks we are going to increase this provision by €3 million euros more, from the savings obtained in 2020, so the amount reserved to help the residents of Benidorm will rise to €5,5 million euros ”.

The resolution of the third batch of each of these grants will be published in the coming days on the Notice Board of the Electronic Headquarters.

Resources and remedies

The deadline for submitting appeals to the denial of 'Parenthesis Aid' and municipal aid to families is 30 days from the publication of the resolution on the Notice Board of the Electronic Office. In both cases, the appeal must be submitted through the Electronic Office ( ) using the sections created for this purpose. The procedure for the presentation of remedies for family aid is also carried out electronically at the same Electronic Office.