The Catalan Declaration of Independence

The following is Dr Mark McNaught’s unofficial translation of the Catalan Declaration of independence signed on 10th October in the Catalan Parliament. It has not yet been officially published, seeking to give time for mediation with the Spanish government. DECLARATION OF THE REPRESENTATIVES OF CATALONIA To the people of Catalonia and all the peoples of […]

President of Catalunya’s Statement

Carles Puigdemont, President of Catalunya: 10/10/17 “I want to follow people’s will for Catalonia to become an independent state. We propose to suspend the effect of the independence declaration… in order to work towards putting into practice the result of the referendum… Today, we are making a gesture of responsibility in favour of dialogue. I […]

‘The Spanish Can’t Stop Us’ – Catalan Vote to Trigger UDI

And so the game is on. The devolved autonomous Catalan Government have announced their intention to hold a vote on independence for Catalunya which will – if successful – be a trigger for a Unilateral Declaration of Independence. A website with full details has also been launched leaving no-one with any excuse for not knowing […]

Spain Caught Lying About EU Position on UDI

The European Commission didn’t authorise any official answer regarding a hypothetical Unilateral Declaration of Independence in Catalunya. It is not for the Commission to express a position on questions of internal organisation related to the constitutional arrangements of a particular Member State. This statement was the one agreed by President Juncker” stated EC spokeswoman Natasha […]