11 December. The Spanish Supreme Court requests that Marta Rovira, the most visible candidate of Esquerra in the run up to the 21 December election (as its leader and former VP is in prison), be investigated in connexion with her being part of the “strategic committee for the independence process”. Judge Llarena is set to announce new indictments following the election.
12 December. Constitutional Court preventively suspends Catalan cibersecurity agency.
16 December. Spanish vicepresident Soraya Saenz de Santamaría, in run up to election event, claims credit for having “decapitated” Catalan pro-independence parties.