The PSOE and United We can have reached a pre-agreement to form a
Progressive coalition government that places Spain as a reference for protection
of social rights in Europe, just as citizens have decided at the polls.
Both formations share the importance of assuming the commitment in defense of
freedom, tolerance and respect for democratic values as a guide for action
of government according to what represents the best European tradition.
The details of the agreement will be made public in the coming days. Actually we are
advancing together in a negotiation aimed at completing the structure and
operation of the new government that will be governed by the principles of cohesion, loyalty
and governmental solidarity, as well as the suitability in the performance of the
The priority axes of action of the progressive coalition government will focus on
respond to the main challenges facing Spanish society in its
1.- Consolidate growth and job creation. Fight the precariousness of
labor market and guarantee decent, stable and quality work.
2.- Work for regeneration and fight against corruption. Protect services
public, especially education – including the impulse to nursery schools of
zero to three years-, public health and dependency care. Shielding of the
pensions of our elders: ensure the sustainability of the public system of
pensions and their revaluation according to the cost of living. Housing as a right and
Not as mere merchandise. Bet on science as an engine of economic innovation
and dignify the working conditions of the sector. Recover emigrated talent. Control
the spread of bookmakers.
3.- Fight against climate change: the just ecological transition, the protection of
our biodiversity and the guarantee of a dignified treatment of animals.
4.- Strengthen small and medium enterprises and the autonomous. Boost the
reindustrialization and the primary sector. Provide from the Administration the basis for
the creation of wealth, welfare and employment, as well as the digital impulse.
5.- Approval of new rights that deepen the recognition of dignity
of people as the right to a dignified death, to euthanasia, the safeguard of
diversity and ensure Spain as a country of memory and dignity.
6.- Ensure culture as a right and combat precariousness in the sector. Foment
sport as a guarantee of health, integration and quality of life.
7.- Feminist policies: guarantee the security, independence and freedom of women
women through the determined fight against sexist violence, pay equality,
the establishment of equal and non-transferable paternity and maternity leave, the
end of trafficking in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation and the elaboration of a
Labor equality law.
8.- Revert depopulation: determined support for the so-called empty Spain.
9.- Ensure coexistence in Catalonia: the Government of Spain will have as a priority
guarantee coexistence in Catalonia and the normalization of political life. To that end,
dialogue in Catalonia will be encouraged, looking for formulas of understanding and encounter,
always within the Constitution. The state of autonomy will also be strengthened
to ensure the adequate provision of the rights and services of its competence.
We will guarantee equality among all Spaniards.
10.- Fiscal justice and budgetary balance. The evaluation and control of public spending
It is essential for the maintenance of a solid and lasting welfare state. He
Government will promote social policies and new rights under the agreements of
Spain's fiscal responsibility with Europe, thanks to a fair tax reform and
progressive approaching us to Europe and in which tax privileges are eliminated.
In Madrid, on November 12, 2019
Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón Pablo Iglesias Turrión