Jessica Albiach, of the left-wing Catalunya en Comú party, says that "security protocols have to be improved" at petrochemical plants following the explosion at the IQOXE plant in Tarragona in January.
Leader of the Catalan Socialists Miquel Iceta: "If [Junts per Cat and ERC] don't come to an agreement there won't be any date or a meeting. I hope that they do agree. ERC did well in reaching an agreement with the Socialists.
Ruben Wagensberg, of left-wing pro-independence ERC, says the Spanish government should "close migrant detention centers and in particular, the one that we have here in Catalonia, in Barcelona's Zona Franca neighborhood."
Talks between the Spanish and Catalan cabinets are due to take place shortly, with the Spanish government claiming the first meeting will take place before the end of February and the Catalan government stating it is more...
"If [talks] don’t take place the last week of February, they can be held the first week of March. We aren’t pressed by the date, but the need for things to be a success." Catalan government spokesperson Meritxell Budó