Eduardo Bayón: “We are still far from seeing any constitutional reform”

As Catalan parties “fight for hegemony” of the pro-independence movement, The Local Spain spoke to Spanish constitutional expert Eduardo Bayón to pick through the details. Carles Puigdemont remains in Brussels and Catalonia without a president.

Analysis: Does Spain need to reform its constitution?

Spain is at a key moment where a constitutional reform is needed to update the magna carta and renew the basic rules of coexistence. Spain has experienced a crisis – a crisis that has been socio-economic as well as political-institutional and territorial – and has seen consensus eroded.