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11:49

LifeStyle

6 December 1978: Spain ratifies Constitution of 1978

Tony Bryant

On Wednesday 6 December 1978, the people of Spain voted in a referendum to ratify the new Spanish Constitution. The vote marked the culmination of the Spanish transition to democracy after the death of General Francisco Franco. The new ... constitution was approved by the Spanish parliament (Cortes Generales) on 31 October 1978, and by nearly 90 per cent of Spanish voters in the referendum on 6 December. It was sanctioned by King Juan Carlos on 27 December and came into effect on 29 December, the ... day it was published in the Official State Gazette (BOE). Since then 6 December has been a national holiday in Spain. The constitution was drafted and approved by the constitutional assembly that was elected after the 1977 general election. It is

19:25

National

King Felipe calls for parties to reach an "understanding" but respecting the constitution

MARÍA EUGENIA ALONSO

Madrid. In his speech to the people of Spain on Christmas Eve, King Felipe, expressed his concern at the country's current political situation, and called for "understanding" that was respectful of the constitution. The monarch was scrupulously ... "dialogue" to solve the problems. Four years on and in view of the complex political situation, he is now calling for "understanding" but always "within the framework of respect for the Constitution". The king also called for harmony and the strengthening

16:09

Opinion

What's the problem?

Mark Nayler

...for a second bout of investiture votes, in which he is by no means guaranteed to succeed. Given the continued political uncertainty, the changes that Sánchez has suggested making to the 1978 Spanish Constitution may appear entirely reasonable. The ... PSOE leader has proposed altering Article 99 of the Constitution, believing that governmental deadlocks would thereby be prevented. Article 99 states that, once nominated by the King, a prospective president must secure an absolute majority in the first ... parliament is dissolved and new elections are called. Sánchez wants to change the Constitution so that the party with the biggest share of the national vote - in this case, his Socialists, who took 28.7% on November 10th, 12 points ahead of the

14:59

Opinion

One hit wonder

Mark Nayler

...why is the Socialist leader so doggedly clinging to the powers handed to his administration under Article 116 of the Spanish Constitution? And why not allow the regions to exercise their constitutionally protected powers of autonomy in this particular

14:52

National

King defends constitution in Davos

Sur

constitution, referring to the secessionist problems in Catalonia. The king also highlighted the Spanish economic revival and the need for more EU integration.

13:51

National

Heir to throne's debut speech at event for the constitution

sur

...slowly increasing her public profile in recent months. The princess's birthday coincided with the fortieth anniversary of parliamentary ratification, ahead of a referendum, of Spain's post-Franco constitution and she read a part of it out loud during

12:51

Local

Why was the 1977 march and death so symbolic for Malaga?

SUR

In 1977 Spain was getting ready for democracy and a new constitution was being drawn up. The document stated that some regions, which historically had had the right to self-government, could quickly set up new autonomous parliaments with extra

14:02

National

Spain marks 40th anniversary of referendum that approved the post-Franco democratic constitution

SUR

The Constitution Day public holiday yesterday, 6 December, took on special significance as the country marked the 40th anniversary of the referendum that approved the shape of democracy in Spain after General Franco's dictatorship. On 6 December ... 1978, three years after Franco's death, Spain voted 92 per cent in favour of its new constitution, a document with 169 articles that, among many other things, enshrined the monarch as head of state and ushered in the system of devolved regional ... governments. This year's annual commemoration has seen additional events and ceremonies taking place across the country. On Tuesday in Madrid, the king emeritus, King Juan Carlos, and Queen Sofía, opened a special exhibition dedicated to the Constitution

16:57

Opinion

With good reason?

Mark Nayler

...leader and deputy prime minister Pablo Iglesias has referenced Article 128 of the Spanish Constitution, which states that the "entire wealth of the country in its different forms, irrespective of ownership, shall be subordinated to the general interest". ... is the government justified in imposing blanket measures on businesses of differing types and sizes in times of national crisis? The Spanish Constitution's commitment to national unity, as well as to respecting the rights of devolved regions such as