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EDM (Early Day Motion) 491: tabled on 10 September 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates all the people of Catalonia on the occasion of their National Day on 11 September 2012; notes that the mass demonstration in Barcelona on that special day will be under the single slogan Catalonia, the next state of Europe; further notes that multiple polls show that the majority of the Catalan people support the independence of their nation; welcomes the democratic and peaceful means they have adopted to promote and pursue this objective; and expresses concerns that the current Spanish constitution allows neither for the independence of part of its territory nor for the holding of a referendum on independence which would allow the people of Catalonia to decide democratically on the constitutional status of their nation.