Amato II Cabinet

The Amato II Cabinet was the 56th cabinet of the Italian Republic, the fourth and last cabinet of the XIII Legislature. It held office from 26 April 2000 to 11 June 2001, a total of 412 days, or 1 year, 1 month and 17 days.

Amato II Cabinet
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56th Cabinet of Italy
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Date formed26 April 2000 (2000-04-26)
Date dissolved11 June 2001 (2001-06-11) (412 days)
People and organisations
Head of stateCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
Head of governmentGiuliano Amato
No. of ministers25 (incl. Prime Minister)
Member partiesDS, PPI, Dem, FdV, PdCI, UDEUR, RI, SDI
Status in legislatureCentre-left coalition
Opposition partiesFI, LN, AN, PRC, CCD, CDU
Opposition leaderSilvio Berlusconi
History
Outgoing election2001 election
Legislature term(s)XIII Legislature (1996 – 2001)
PredecessorD'Alema II
SuccessorBerlusconi II

The cabinet obtained the confidence of the Chamber of Deputies on 28 April 2000 with 319 votes in favour and 298 against.[1], and the confidence of the Senate on 3 May 2000 with 179 votes in favour, 112 against and 2 abstentions.[2]

Amato resigned on 31 May 2001, at the end of the legislature.[3]

Party breakdownEdit

MinistersEdit

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Ministers and other membersEdit

Composition of the GovernmentEdit

Portrait Office Name Term Party Undersecretaries
 
Prime Minister
Giuliano Amato
25 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Independent
Enrico Luigi Micheli (PPI)
Gianclaudio Bressa (PPI)[a]
Vannino Chiti (DS)[b]
 
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Lamberto Dini
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Italian Renewal
Franco Danieli (Dem)
Umberto Ranieri (DS)
Rino Serri (DS)
Ugo Intini (SDI)
 
Minister of the Interior
Enzo Bianco
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
The Democrats
Aniello Di Nardo (Dem)
Massimo Brutti (DS)
Gian Franco Schietroma (SDI)
Severino Lavagnini (PPI)
 
Minister of Justice
Piero Fassino
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Democrats of the Left
Franco Corleone (FdV)
Marianna Li Calzi (RI)
Rocco Maggi (Dem)
 
Minister of Treasury, Budget and Economic Planning
Vincenzo Visco
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Democrats of the Left
Dino Piero Giarda (Ind.)
Gianfranco Morgando (PPI)
Santino Pagano (UDEUR)
Bruno Solaroli (DS)
 
Minister of Finance
Ottaviano Del Turco
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Italian Democratic Socialists
Natale D'Amico (RI)
Alfiero Grandi (DS)
Armando Veneto (PPI)
(until 9 Feb. 2001)
 
Minister of Defense
Sergio Mattarella
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Italian People's Party
Gianni Rivera (Dem)
Marco Minniti (DS)
Massimo Ostillio (UDEUR)
 
Minister of Public Education
Tullio De Mauro
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Independent
Giuseppe Gambale (Dem)
Silvia Barbieri (DS)
Giovanni Manzini (PPI)
Carla Rocchi (FdV)
(until 4 Aug. 2000)
 
Minister of Public Works
Nerio Nesi
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Party of Italian Communists
Antonio Bargone (Ind.)
Antonino Mangiacavallo (RI)
(since 4 Aug. 2000)
Domenico Romano Carratelli (PPI)
(since 28 Dic. 2000)
Salvatore Ladu (PPI)
(until 28 Dic. 2000)
 
Minister of Agricultural and Forestry Policies
Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Federation of the Greens
Roberto Borroni (DS)
Luigi Nocera (UDEUR)
 
Minister of Transport and Navigation
Pier Luigi Bersani
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Democrats of the Left
Giordano Angelini (DS)
Luca Danese (UDEUR)
Mario Occhipinti (Dem)
 
Minister of Communications
Salvatore Cardinale
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Italian People's Party
Michele Lauria (PPI)
Vincenzo Maria Vita (DS)
 
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Craftsmanship and Foreign Trade
Enrico Letta
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Italian People's Party
Cesare De Piccoli (DS)
Stefano Passigli (DS)
Mauro Fabris (UDEUR)
 
Minister of Health
Umberto Veronesi
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Independent
Ombretta Fumagalli Carulli (RI)
Grazia Labate (DS)
Carla Rocchi (FdV)
(since 4 Aug. 2000)
 
Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities
Giovanna Melandri
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Democrats of the Left
Giampaolo D'Andrea (PPI)
Carlo Carli (DS)
 
Minister of Labour and Social Security
Cesare Salvi
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Democrats of the Left
Paolo Guerrini (PdCI)
Raffaele Morese (Ind.)
Ornella Piloni (DS)
 
Minister of the Environment
Willer Bordon
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
The Democrats
Valerio Calzolaio (DS)
Nicola Fusillo (PPI)
 
Minister of University and Scientific and Technological Research
Ortensio Zecchino
26 April 2000 – 2 February 2001
Italian People's Party
Antonino Cuffaro (PdCI)
Luciano Guerzoni (DS)
Vincenzo Sica (Dem)
 
Giuliano Amato
(ad interim)
2 February 2001 – 11 June 2001
Independent
 
Minister for Institutional Reforms
(without portfolio)
Antonio Maccanico
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
The Democrats
Dario Franceschini (PPI)
 
Minister for Equal Opportunities
(without portfolio)
Katia Bellillo
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Party of Italian Communists
 
Minister of Regional Affairs
(without portfolio)
Agazio Loiero
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Union of Democrats for Europe
 
Minister for Parliamentary Relations
(without portfolio)
Patrizia Toia
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Italian People's Party
Elena Montecchi (DS)
 
Minister of Public Function
(without portfolio)
Franco Bassanini
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Democrats of the Left
Dario Franceschini (PPI)
Gianclaudio Bressa (PPI)
Raffaele Cananzi (PPI)
 
Minister of Social Security
(without portfolio)
Livia Turco
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Democrats of the Left
 
Minister of Community Policies
(without portfolio)
Gianni Francesco Mattioli
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Federation of the Greens
 
Secretary of the Council of Ministers
Enrico Luigi Micheli
26 April 2000 – 11 June 2001
Italian People's Party
  1. ^ With delegation to special autonomies and linguistic minorities.
  2. ^ With delegation to information and publishing.

NotesEdit