|Author (Person)||Oliva, Javier García|
|Publisher||LSE European Institute|
|Series Title||EUROPP Blog|
|Content Type||Blog & Commentary|
There was still no end in sight in February 2018 to the political uncertainty in Catalonia following the Catalan election of 21 December 2017.
The author wrote that the issue had raised questions over wider processes of constitutional reform in Spain. He highlighted that constitutional systems tend to make amendments difficult precisely to avoid short-term political winds driving the state in directions which may be damaging to minority interests.
But while constitutions should not be carried away by every political tide and current, where there was a tidal wave of opinion, they need to move and accommodate or they risked being swept away.
Follow the Catalan situation through 2018 through these ESO records:
+ Catalonia elects Quim Torra as new leader, breaking political impasse, May 2018
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Spain|