What can the EU expect from the political development in Spain following the Catalan referendum on independence? A SIEPS' analysis gives a broad picture of the political landscape in Spain before the referendum. (October 2017)
In the analysis Spain after the June 2016 elections: What implications for the EU? the authors discuss the political situation in Spain, the role of EU in the political debate and what the EU can expect from the future Spanish political complex.
This analysis was written before the Catalan government referendum on independence from Spain took place but gives a broad picture of the political landscape in Spain.
Spain after the June 2016 elections: What implications for the EU?
After ten months of interim government and two general elections Mariano Rajoy was elected head of government. The government’s support in the parliament is weak and the conservative government party Partido Popular is in the midst of comprehensive corruption investigations.