“The National Directorate of the Democratic Party unanimously approved the report for the financial year ended December 31st, illustrated by a report by the national treasurer Walter Verini. The financial statements were closed with an operating surplus of about two million, both for rigorous management and for the fact that the pandemic and the restrictive measures did not allow to carry out external political activities, initiatives in presence and events, with a significant management savings. “A note from the PD reads.
“Speaking immediately after the treasurer, the national secretary Enrico Letta argued that sobriety, transparency and rigor in the management they can allow – even in a financial situation that is certainly not easy – to support the effort of opening up, of relationship with society and of political relaunch of the PD. In this sense, the initiative of the democratic Agora will be an important opportunity to open a season of confrontation and dialogue with citizens, associations and social forces, capable of strengthening the initiative and commitment of the PD for the future of Italy “.
“Both the initiatives of this past year, both the primaries underway in some cities, and those linked to the next Agora, have been and will be supported by digital platforms that represent a creative investment of great added value for new forms of participation in politics, together with those ‘in presence’ ”.
Verini, from 2×1000 over 7 million, first party for citizen contributions – from elected payments 2 million and 300 thousand
“In his report – lege in the dem note – Verini recalled how the budget of the PD, the first party to have promoted certification since 2008, is essentially based on two items: the collection of 2×1000 for over seven million and the payments of the elected – national parliamentarians – for about two million and three hundred thousand euros. The last payment of the 2X1000 saw half a million taxpaying citizens choose the PD, which thus confirmed itself as the first party in terms of number of subscribers and revenues. linked to membership, on the other hand, they are part of the income of the party’s territorial bodies “.
“The Treasurer also underlined how fair and transparent funding is necessary to support a credible policy that enjoys the trust of citizens, and how a credible and transparent policy deserves financial support, to avoid it being the exclusive prerogative of privileged social classes. and non-transparent lobbies. On this the whole PD is called to commit, concluded Verini, also announcing the work in progress to provide the party with a social and sustainability report “.