Referendum Bologna, wins no to private schools

Manifesto referendum& nbsp; Staff Writer - Fifty thousand votes for option A, B to 35 thousand -

The forehead against municipal funding to kindergartens equal wins the referendum of Bologna. At one o'clock in the morning the 700 municipal employees to work, assisted by the municipal police, have churned out the data for all 199 sections: option A, contrary to the continuation of municipal financing for a million Euros, went 50 517 votes ( 59%), 35,160 option B, which proposed the continuation of the current system integrated public (as required by law Berlinguer in 2000), accounting for 41.00%.

REFERENDUM ON PRIVATE SCHOOLS - The referendum and 'advisory only, as per the Articles of Association of the Palazzo d'Accursio. But within three months, the city council must 'somehow decide the outcome of the referendum. The turnout 'was very low (85 934 citizens, equal to 28.71% of those eligible), basically a bolognese out of three. A fact underlined by the front of the B, led by economist Stefano Zamagni and collected, in addition to the whole Catholic world (and 'spoke with Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco), the Curia, the Democratic Party, the CISL and the center-right.

THE PD AND TURNOUT - "It seems to me that few people voted, and 'the state referendum with more' low turnout in the history of Bologna," said the senator and head of the Democratic National School, Francesca Puglisi. "The low participation and 'the index of a formulation of the referendum question totally inadequate for a useful discussion about the school." "Most of Bologna," concluded the parliamentary Democratic Party, "stayed at home 'cause you probably think it is a question entirely misleading."

The AE OPTION OPTION B - Across option A has counted on the support of the Left and freedom ', an ally of the Democratic Party at the Palazzo D'Accursio, 5 stars and the Movement of testimonial meaning as the constitutionalist Stefano Rodota ', the writers' collective Wu Ming actor Ivano Marescotti. Growing controversy in the majority, which culminated in a furious controversy a few days ago between the Mayor Virginio Merola and Nichi Vendola. A union also for the USB and the Waldensian church. "I think tomorrow will have to weigh all very good words and have respect for the citizens who voted," sends word councilor Sel Mirko Pieralisi.

THE OFFICIAL NOTE - "A very warm advice given above in our house", that 'in the majority of the center that guides the City. In an official statement the organizing committee of the consultation, Article 33 speaks of "strong message sent to the whole country." On the night of the proponents of the no funding to private celebrated with a cake in icing that brought a copy of the Constitution. In silence the mayor Merola, even if it should intervene at the press conference this morning at the B at 10:30. The A has summoned journalists to 12 at the Evangelical Methodist Church in Via Venezian.