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Increase the housing supply and promote the transfer of private housing to Incasòl so that it can implement social renting. Offer loans so that young people can afford to pay the down payment and the deposit for a flat.

Increase the number of subsidised housing units built by the Generalitat to 1,500 per year. Lines of public funding for private developers to build subsidised rental housing. Make the use of ground floors for housing more flexible. Combat squatting mafias.

Increase the budget for housing policies to 0.4% of the GDP (1,000 million euros per year). Achieve 15% of public housing in 20 years in the municipalities that need them. Promote the Housing Observatory.

Set up the Catalan Housing Service. Improve the rental price reference index. Approve a Neighbourhood Plan with the money from the European reconstruction funds.

Increase spending on housing to 1.5% of GDP, as recommended by the EU. Increase public housing stock and urge the state government to regulate rental prices.

An increase in publicly subsidised housing for rent or sale aimed at middle and low incomes, a plan to help young people access housing, and talks with banks to put empty homes on the market. They also commit to evict squatters within 24 hours.

Joint public-private partnerships to build social housing (transfer of public land and a 40-50 year concession). Punish squatting with prison sentences. Increase agreements with SAREB (Spain's bad bank) for the transfer of empty flats it has in Catalonia.

Increase public housing to 12% of the total, apply the rental law, expropriate flats in the hands of vulture funds and large holders, and politically defend that they are occupied, and stop all evictions.

Lower personal income tax by 2.5 points for incomes of up to €12,450. Reduce property transfer tax by 7% and eliminate inheritance tax. Rationalise the taxes approved "by the Catalan independence bid".

Taxation for the self-employed and entrepreneurs according to their rate of activity. Regulate the taxation of new sales channels, especially platforms with tax headquarters outside the State. Tax incentives for companies' R&D&I projects and for cultural patronage.

Tax on e-commerce and carbon, and increase taxation on online gambling. Deduction of personal income tax to "favor the recruitment of talent". Increase by 150% the staff of the Tax Agency of Catalonia.

A new financing model: the federal treasury. Increase the autonomous regions' share in the package of personal income tax, VAT, special taxes, and new taxes. Create the Catalan Tax Consortium between the central government's Tax Agency and the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Modify taxes on empty homes, inheritance and wealth in order to increase progressivity. In the latter case, they are in favour of setting the minimum exemption at 350,000 euros.

Generalised tax cuts. Reduction of the lowest income tax brackets; 99% reduction in inheritance tax and homogenisation of wealth tax. Abolition of environmental taxes and others such as the tax on sugary drinks.

Subsidise 99% of inheritance and gift tax for offspring. Eliminate wealth tax. Reduce wealth transfer tax or introduce deductions. Ask the State to transfer responsibility for corporate tax to Catalonia in order to extend deductions for reinvestment of profits in research.

Create a new temporary tax to alleviate the effects of covid-19, for the richest 1%, modify personal income tax to a single rate of 49% or establish inheritance tax bonuses only for inheritances of less than 200,000 euros.

Trilingual schools where Catalan and Spanish are treated equally. Make nursery schools free of charge. Create a MIR for teachers. Lower the interim teacher vacancy rate to below 8%. Provide students with tablets.

Education spending at 6% of GDP. Move towards the universalisation of schooling for ages 0-3. Ensure that all pupils have electronic devices. Scholarship system salary for 16-18-year-olds from disadvantaged households. Combat absenteeism and school dropout.

Strengthen the linguistic immersion model by taking advantage of "the strength" in Parliament. Digital education plan 2020-2023, and ensure an inclusive school that guarantees success. Shock plan against early school leaving.

Social pact for education. Move towards 6% investment in education. Recover the sixth hour in state schools to compensate for educational inequalities, as well as the co-responsibility of the Government in the financing of nursery schools. Create 38,000 new public places in vocational training. Guarantee the mastery of the English language by the end of ESO (compulsory secondary education).

Guarantee state-run and inclusive education. Move towards a single public network and promote the integration of subsidised schools. Defend linguistic immersion and review the pact against school segregation.

Defence of the right of parents to choose their school. Commitment to state education, but also to subsidised privately-run education. A minimum of 25% of classes taught in Spanish and promotion of English.

Guarantee agreements with state-subsidised schools. Ensure families' right to have their children receive religion classes. Designing competency-based entrance exams.

100% public and free education, and of universal access, by eliminating state subsidies in semi-private schools.

Reverse the cuts in health care. An audit of the health system to reduce waiting lists. Comprehensive reform of primary health care. Make the single health card effective.

Creation of the department of Integral Health and Public Health and an Integrated Social and Health Care Agency that will manage residential homes. Increase the budget by 5 billion euros over the next five years. Strengthen the AQUA agency as an evaluator of health policies.

Ensure a universal, sustainable public health system that guarantees the best accessibility to health services and benefits. Deploy an Integrated Social and Health Care Agency.

Establish health spending at 7% of the GDP and allocate 25% of the health budget to primary healthcare. Return the pay cut to health workers and improve the conditions of MIR and EIR workers. Coordinate the interoperability of the health card with the rest of the communities and the State.

Set the minimum investment in health at 7% of GDP. Pledge to increase public health spending to 3% of the current budget and to increase the budget for primary health care to 25% of the total health budget. Promote a new planning in health centres to put an end to labour exploitation, especially of junior doctors and nurses.

A shock plan to reduce waiting lists, reinforce primary care and "dignify" the contractual conditions and pay of health professionals.

Raise public awareness of the responsible use of public health care and communicate the hidden bill for services to patients. Avoid taxing private health care with extra taxes, as it "helps to decongest" public health care. Manage healthcare with expert criteria. Increase spending by 5, billion euros in five years.

Strengthen public health and develop a crash plan to reduce waiting lists by reopening closed services and expanding the workforce.

Promote the Mediterranean Corridor. Expansion of the metro network. Lower the price of the T-Jove to €20 and create a T-Gran for the over-65s. Free up the current toll road concessions.

Non-renewal of toll contracts and implementation of the vignette system. Strengthen the local train service in Girona, Lleida and Tarragona. A new model of airport governance. Link all municipalities with more than 50 inhabitants to fibre optics networks.

National Agreement for Investment in Infrastructures of the productive economy. Vignette model for high-capacity roads, new strategic plan for the airport and demand the State to invest in Cercanías and the Mediterranean Corridor.

Demand the immediate implementation of the Mediterranean Corridor. Create an Adif-Ifercat consortium and draw up a plan to improve Renfe infrastructures.

A reform plan for the public transport network. Bring the Mediterranean Corridor to fruition and create a mobility plan to alleviate the infrastructure deficit in Terres de l'Ebre, Central Catalonia and the Alt Pirineu and Aran. Catalan government to manage ports and airports from Catalonia.

There is no proposal beyond improving the connectivity of El Prat airport as a proposal to improve tourism.

Deploy fibre optic network to 90% of the Catalan population. Resolve road bottlenecks on different roads. Extend the rebates on the Sant Vicenç de Castellet toll road. Resume the line 9 metro project and the extend of lines 3 and L1.

Nationalize the infrastructures and communication networks, due to their strategic nature, suspend the processes of privatization of infrastructures that are in progress and recover those that are currently privatized.

Restore coexistence. Prevent prisoners and exiles from standing for election. Recover the money that was allocated to 1-O. Put an end to nationalist 'quangos'.

If the pro-independence vote exceeds 50%, ratify all pro-independence resolutions, including the proclamation of the Republic in 2017, in Parliament; open a dialogue with the State and the EU for the agreed referendum and, if it does not succeed, make preparations for a Unilateral Declaration of Independence (DUI).

Strengthen the independence movement with the aim of achieving an agreed referendum and amnesty. If the State maintains the refusal, 'prepare' in case it is necessary to opt for unilateralism and civil disobedience.

Constitutional reform in a federal spirit once the current polarisation has been overcome. Prioritise co-governance, but also institutional loyalty. Improve the financing system.

Boost the negotiating table to reach an agreement to resolve the conflict between Catalonia and the State and for the citizens to vote on it. En Comú-Poden defend the referendum, but are committed to advancing towards more self-government until there is a correlation of forces that supports an agreed referendum. They are committed to a multinational state.

No proposal on self-government. They are committed to "normalising" the presence of the state in Catalonia, regulating the use of public space, putting an end to "partisan propaganda with public money" and "reconverting" the media into a "pluralistic" one.

Agreed referendum and amnesty. Explore the reform of regional funding to increase the Generalitat's resources by between 7 and 10 billion euros a year.

Hold a referendum before 2025 by considering civil disobedience and self-protection of rights to promote a democratic insurrection with sustained mobilization.

Make Catalonia a welcoming territory. Comprehensive care plan for refugees, including shelter, job search and schooling. Access to information in Arabic, Romanian, Mandarin, Italian and Urdu.

Close detention centres for foreigners. Guarantee the registration of migrants. Promote free Catalan language courses. Adapt cemeteries to religious diversity and regulate freedom of worship. Give visibility to successful social/professional migrants. Prioritise the regular and legal entry of people.

Deploy the National Pact for Interculturality. Combat ideologies that promote hatred. Recognize the right to vote for all citizens. Urge the State to repeal the immigration law.

Guarantee immigrants' rights. Promote a comprehensive plan against extremism and set up an Observatory of Racism and Xenophobia.

Change in the reception model and guarantee universal access to services for any person regardless of their administrative situation. Ensure "ex officio" census registration for all. Demand that the State repeal the current Immigration Law and close all Immigration Detention Centres (CIEs).

More controls in order to "detect ghettos" and " overcrowding in flats" and also to guarantee that immigration is legal and "orderly". Prevent the political use of places of worship and promote intercultural social mediators.

Facilitate the regularisation of people who have been living in Catalonia for years undocumented. The State's migration policy should seek to reduce economic migration through international cooperation with the country of origin. Facilitate the return of those who wish to do so. Close the immigration detention centres. Draw up a Catalan law on foreigners.

Guarantee to the entire population of the Catalan Countries, without exclusions or discrimination, free and universal access to all social, political, economic and cultural rights.

Tax incentives for "energy efficient" buildings. Creation of a network of electricity recharging points. Simplify administrative procedures for renewable energy and self-consumption.

Implement the 2030 Agenda. Environmental taxes. Generalise low-emission zones in municipalities with over 50,000 inhabitants.

Territory law for a sustainable land use model. National Pact for the Energy Transition for a 100% renewable energy model. Specific counseling to respond to the climate emergency.

Draw up a Green New Deal for Catalonia and various plans to tackle climate change. Develop the Catalan law on climate change and promote sustainable mobility.

Create a vice-presidency for ecological transition. Extend the commitment to reduce greenhouse gases to 65% by 2030 in Catalonia and provide a budget for the law on climate change. In addition, they also insist on abandoning projects such as BCN World.

Ensure the traceability of plastics and waste, improve river ecosystems and accompany economic sectors that have to make a transition to adapt to the conditions arising from climate change through the EU's Next Generation Plan.

Create an Ecological Transition Department within the Government. Reformulate the Nature Agency, giving more weight to local governance. Promote the installation of charging points for electric vehicles. Reduce dependence on nuclear energy.

Recover the Department of Environment and provide it with the necessary resources and a vice-presidency to work for the eco-social transition.

Tax incentives for the forestation of municipalities. Ensure that nowhere should it take more than 30 minutes to access essential services. Promote a Rural Digital Agenda to bridge the digital divide.

Improve communications in rural areas and double the supply of public transport on demand, especially in sparsely populated areas. Set up a programme for access to housing in rural areas, including a public call for subsidies for the execution of rehabilitation works. Positive tax discrimination in return for the maintenance of the territory.

110 million euros between 2021 and 2025 to promote the creation of companies or new business models that revert to the territory. Improve internet connections in rural settings. Promote working from home.

Approve the pact for rural development and against depopulation.

A public affordable rental housing stock and the drafting of a law on territorial equality that allows for the sustainable development of rural areas.

There are no proposals.

Set up a conference of mayors and a Government secretariat for rural areas. Draft law for the development of rural areas. Guarantee the connectivity throughout the country and the provision of training. "Soft" taxation for people living in areas at risk of depopulation.

Encourage favoring the redistribution of the population in a balanced way across the territory.

Law guaranteeing access to basic supplies to ensure payment of electricity, water and gas. Provide sufficient resources for the Basic Supplies Solidarity Care Fund.

Deploy the means to guarantee access to energy for citizens in a situation of economic vulnerability, as established in Law 24/2015.

Deploy law 24/2015 on urgent measures on the matter, especially the fourth provision, which assumes the commitment to improve the law to fight energy poverty.

Within the framework of a public network to guarantee the right to housing, integrate a service to combat energy poverty.

Deploy law 24/2015 on housing emergency measures and provide it with public resources to implement it. Make supply companies responsible for guaranteeing basic supplies and write off families' debts.

There is no mention of energy poverty and among the few proposals there is a proposal to update the portfolio of social services to incorporate new services and new benefits. They also commit to offer a better response to the most vulnerable population.

Reduction of domestic electricity tariffs through the proposal to reduce VAT on the main residence.

Prohibition and effective sanctions for all those companies that cut off the energy supply of economically vulnerable people, and take over public control of energy as well as other essential services.

Extra pay for health workers for the duration of the pandemic. Train pharmacists, dentists and bring retired health workers back to work to increase the vaccination workforce. Screening in pharmacies and health insurance companies.

Permanent committee of experts to advise the department and dialogue with the sectors. Shock plan to reactivate the economy. Implement mass testing taking advantage of the entire health and pharmacy network. Reinforce the use of FFP2 masks. Use of technology to accredit individual covid-free status. Decentralised lockdowns.

Plan for economic reactivation. 145 specific actions at a cost of 31,765 million euros. Five axes: economy for life, digitization, ecological transition, knowledge society, and transversality.

Update vaccination plans. Ensure the capacity to provide assistance in the event of possible outbreaks or new waves.

More resources for the health system to tackle the health crisis, more aid for economic sectors hit by the crisis and specific plans for sectors such as education and culture.

More material to protect patients and health professionals. Advance the payment of furlough and help companies to manage European funds. A rescue plan for the hospitality, tourism and culture industries.

The State should extend the furlough schemes until the end of 2021. Non-repayable aid from the State or, ultimately, from the Generalitat to companies. Increase dialogue with different sectors when it comes to taking measures and draw up a plan to minimise the effects of stoppages in activity due to the pandemic. Administrative simplification when requesting aid.

Reverse cuts and privatization of public health, as well as be provided with sufficient private resources until the health crisis is overcome.

Demand that the government extend the furlough scheme. Aid to supplement the salaries of workers on furlough. Reform the SOC. Incentive system for companies that are committed to employment stability.

Regrouping of labour, business and self-employed policies in a single department. Minimum Interprofessional Wage of 1,200 euros (recommendation). Creation of a incorporation contract for young people, reinsertion contract for the over 50s and a transition contract to encourage partial retirement. Grant workers the right to receive compensation for teleworking expenses.

Minimum salary of 1,250 euros (recommendation, the Generalitat has no powers over this). Strengthen Labour Inspection. Promote a law of timetable reform and claim for the repeal of labour reforms.

Work to reduce unemployment to European employment rates and design a plan to help the self-employed affected by the pandemic.

A new distribution of work by reducing working hours without impact on pay. Promote employment in key sectors of the green economy and regulate the right to early retirement and partial retirement.

Fight for companies that left Catalonia as a result of the Independence bid to return, although there is no indication of how. They also propose the creation of a Brexit Office to attract investment fleeing the UK. They will also strengthen Dual Vocational Training.

State labour reform to make sectoral agreements prevail over company agreements. Intoruce the Austrian-style employment fund in the State. Compensation system to make short-term termination of employment more costly. Simplify the modalities of hiring. Promote teleworking. 50% rebate on contributions for the self-employed who hire their first worker.

Reduction of working hours without reduction of salary, establishment of a minimum interprofessional salary of € 1,200, recognition of care work and a labour rescue plan that prevents the destruction of viable jobs.

More investment in culture. Creation of a Centre for High Artistic Performance. Promote Sant Jordi as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dissemination of the history of Catalonia without "nationalist distortions".

Allocate 2% of the budget to Culture. Creation of a cultural card with discounts for tickets and products that can be deducted on personal income tax. Promote the Artist's Statute. Law on patronage.

Plan for the reactivation of the sector. Increase spending on culture to € 200 / inhabitant as a country, with the Government's commitment to contribute 35%, that is, € 70 / inhabitant. Claim the reduction of cultural VAT to 4%.

Culture shock plan. Ensure that the culture budget reaches 2% of the total and that it is implemented.

Allocate 2% of the Generalitat's budget to cultural policies. Defend culture as an essential good. Create a law on the arts to regulate training and employment aspects, as well as reform the laws on cultural heritage and cinema.

Increasing the budget allocated to cultural policies to 1.4%, combating job insecurity in the sector, promoting Barcelona as Spain's cultural co-capital and a permanent delegation of the Prado Museum in Catalonia.

Allocate 2% of the budget to Culture. Achieve super-reduced VAT in the State for culture. Law on patronage with tax incentives.

Recognize culture as a basic good, promote universal basic income to favor cultural consumption and achieve the objective of 2% of the budget.

Law on Linguistic Rights that guarantees that Catalans can express themselves in all the co-official languages. Knowledge of Catalan will not be a prerequisite for access to the civil service.

National Language Pact to ensure that language regulations and immersion are applied in schools. Requirement for government workers to be fluent in Catalan.

Urge the State and the EU to make Catalan and Occitan official languages ​​in the European Parliament. Urge to pass a language law that recognizes them as official languages ​​throughout the State.

Adapt language learning to the socio-linguistic reality of each school's environment.

Promote an additional provision in the Constitution to protect Catalan as a co-official language in the State. Preferential use of Catalan in Catalonia as an official language and protection of the linguistic normalisation model.

They do not have any specific proposal in this regard beyond guaranteeing 25% of classes are taught in Spanish.

Promote the learning of Catalan among immigrant groups through thematic courses. Demand the essential linguistic requirement of fluency in Catalan for public employees. Ensure Catalan as a vehicular language in education and guarantee linguistic rights.

To promote Catalan as a common and preferred language to stop its decline, through a policy that respects linguistic diversity.

Encourage companies to establish a balance between women and men. Publish statistics on hiring and salaries by sex. Approve a Trans Law that recognises the right to free gender self-identification.

A specific line of credit for women who start up a business project with tax headquarters in Catalonia. Birth leave for non-pregnant parents should not have to be taken at the same time as maternity leave. Mandatory gender clauses in public procurement. Legal assistance when filing a complaint for gender-based violence.

Creation of the Department of Equality and Feminisms so that the policies against the main cause of discrimination are transversal and are accompanied by the necessary budget allocation.

Carry out labour inspections against the wage gap and strengthen the courts specialising in gender violence.

Create a Department of Feminism and LGTBI+ to manage gender equality policies, increase the budget for this area and enforce 50% parity in public administration management bodies, as well as obliging them to have equality plans.

There are no proposals.

Combat the gender pay gap and ensure an effective reduction of the pay gap. Encourage female leadership at work and in the media. Plan to prevent sexual harassment in public transport.

Include parity clauses for candidate companies in both administrative public contracts and public works tenders.