GENERAL Franco’s body could be dug up if a PSOE party bid is successful.
The Socialist Party wants the dictator’s remains removed from the emblematic Valley Of The Fallen, 50km outside Madrid.
The main opposition party’s motion will be debated in parliament in the coming months, but the outcome will be non-binding.
The PSOE wants the vast mausoleum to ‘stop being a memorial to Francoism and be reconverted into a space for the culture of reconciliation.’
In 2011, the PSOE was set to return Franco’s body to his family, but the right-wing PP dropped the plan once it took power.
The bodies of around 30,000 Civil War casualties from both sides are buried at the site, which was mainly built by Republican forced labour.