Catalonia referendum: Spain take control of some of the autonomous powers of the region
October 27 , 2017
In a bid to thwart Catalonia's independence bid, lawmakers in Spain are all set to adopt measures to take control of some of the autonomous powers of the region. The Senate will meet on Friday and chalk out measures to depose the government of Catalonia. prime minister Mariano Rajoy’s People’s party has a majority in the Senate. Meanwhile, the parliament of Catalonia is also meeting on Friday to consider a declaration of independence.