FIVE Andalucia town halls have seen their debt rise by more than €1.5 billion since 2011, new figures show.
Jerez de la Frontera, Jaen, Huelva, Granada and La Linea de la Concepcion are among Spain’s most heavily indebted town halls.
During the period, Jerez de la Frontera lost more than any town hall in Spain,with debts rising by €412 million.
Jaen lost €312 million in the four-year period with Huelva (€135 million), Granada (€112 million) and La Linea (€112 million) all in Spain’s bottom ten.
Estepona town hall’s debt rose from €16.5 million to more than €77 million.