Catalan Government’s 2015 budget finally approved after modifying state structures programmes

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Catalan Government's 2015 budget finally approved after modifying state structures programmes

The final budget approval follows the agreement that the CiU and ERC reached on 26 January, after months of negotiations. The ERC finally accepted to support the bill in exchange for increasing social spending and after the President of the Catalan Government and CiU’s leader, Artur Mas, promised to call early elections on 27 September to allow Catalans to vote on independence after the unilateral no-to-everything attitude of the Spanish Government, which has refused to sit down and talk about Catalonia’s self-determination despite years of peaceful demonstrations and a clear electoral mandate in this sense.

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