Spain’s Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy gave his annual state of the nation address to the lower house of Spain’s Parliament. Two thousand and fifteen is a critical year for the prime minister and his centre right People’s Party. There is a general election in December preceded by local and regional polls in the spring. The electioneering it would appear has got underway.
“We were sinking and we are now growing and we will continue to do so. It has cost us two years to recover. In the third year we have seen the first signs of growth and the creation of jobs,” he said.
Self puff or hard political facts? Analysts believe the People’s Party will use economic recovery as its trump card but there are many views in the political landscape for the voters to consider.