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Nine out of ten Spaniards see a lot of tension in Spain and ask politicians for agreements, according to the CIS

Of the eight possible State pacts proposed by the CIS, the renewal of the CGPJ is in penultimate place in importance.

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Nine out of ten Spaniards see a lot of tension in Spain and ask politicians for agreements, according to the CIS

Of the eight possible State pacts proposed by the CIS, the renewal of the CGPJ is in penultimate place in importance

Nine out of ten Spaniards consider that there is a lot of tension in Spain, a situation for which they express concern, and ask politicians to take measures and reach State pacts, according to the Democratic Habits Survey made public this year. Thursday the Center for Sociological Research (CIS).

The survey, based on more than 6,195 telephone interviews carried out from December 11 to 15, shows that 58.9% of Spaniards are interested in politics "a lot" or "quite a bit" and that they usually talk about it with their friends and family members: 30.4% occasionally, 19.8% quite a bit and 25.5% regularly.

80.7% consider that democracy is preferable to any other form of government, but its current functioning does not reach the level approved in Spain, as it is rated 4.99, and is even considered worse than ten years ago. (6.11 points). There is room for hope, since within ten years it is considered that it will be at 5.23 points.

Only 16.6% of those interviewed describe the country's political situation as "good" or "very good" and, when asked about the existing tension, 88.9% believe that there is "a lot" or "quite a lot" and only 8.5% believe that there is "little" or "none".

This situation of high tension worries "a lot" or "quite a bit" to 80.8% of those interviewed, compared to 13.8% who care "little" or "not at all", and 89.3% believe that "it should something can be done to reduce" this tension. What's more, 87.7% consider that it would be "quite" or "very important" to do something.

In this context, the CIS asks about the convenience of reaching State agreements, and 86.1% believe that it would be "fairly" or "very important."

MORE IMPORTANT IS TO AGREE ON TAXES AND FIGHT SEXIST VIOLENCE

The institute chaired by the socialist sociologist José Félix Tezanos puts possible State pacts on the table, starting with the pending renewal of the General Council of the Judiciary, but that issue is not what would have the most relevance for citizens.

In order of importance, in first place are issues such as "fair taxation" (93.3% see it as quite or very important), "the reform of the Workers' Statute" (92.1%), the fight against violence gender (91.4%) or the management of European funds (89.5%). In fact, of the eight proposals for State pacts that the CIS offers to those surveyed, the renewal of the CGPJ is the penultimate (87.7%) and only surpasses the "measures against climate change (84.1%).

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