Madrid found a replacement for dismissed Catalonia Podemno

Soraya Saenz de Santamaria

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has delegated to his Deputy Soraya Saenz de Santamaría temporary performance of duties of the head of Catalonia. On Saturday, October 28, reported in official Gazette of the country.

Santamaria was appointed to this position after the removal of Carles Pokdemon.

The Catalan Parliament declared independence from Spain on October 27. The decision was made by secret ballot. Before the procedure, left the room, the deputies from the opposition parties opposing the separation region.

For an exit from the country voted 70 deputies, against — 10, 2 MP abstained.

On 1 October, the region held a referendum on independence. More than 90 percent of those who voted for secession of Catalonia from Spain. The Central government tried to prevent the holding of the plebiscite, including power methods. Suffered 893 people. Madrid of the will recognizes and considers his results null and void.