Colombo government

The Colombo Cabinet was the 26th cabinet of the Italian Republic. It held office from 6 August 1970 to 18 February 1972, for a total of 561 days (1 year, 6 months and 12 days).

Colombo Cabinet
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26th Cabinet of Italy
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Date formed6 August 1970 (1970-08-06)
Date dissolved18 February 1972 (1972-02-18)
People and organisations
Head of stateGiuseppe Saragat
Giovanni Leone
Head of governmentEmilio Colombo
Member partiesDC, PSI, PSDI, PRI
Status in legislatureCoalition government
Organic Centre-left
Opposition partiesPCI, PLI, MSI, PSIUP, PDIUM
History
Legislature term(s)V Legislature (1968–1972)
PredecessorRumor III Cabinet
SuccessorAndreotti I Cabinet

Colombo resigned on 15 January 1972, following the withdrawal of support from the PRI, which was contrary to the government's economic policy.[1]

Party breakdownEdit

CompositionEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Deputy Prime Minister6 August 197018 February 1972 Socialist Party
Minister of Foreign Affairs6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of the Interior6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of Grace and Justice6 August 19701 March 1971 Republican Party
Emilio Colombo (ad interim)
1 March 197118 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of Budget and Economic Planning6 August 197018 February 1972 Socialist Party
Minister of Finance6 August 197018 February 1972 Social Democratic Party
Minister of Treasury6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of Defence6 August 197018 February 1972 Social Democratic Party
Minister of Public Education6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of Public Works6 August 197018 February 1972 Socialist Party
Minister of Agriculture and Forests6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation6 August 197018 February 1972 Socialist Party
Minister of Post and Telecommunications6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Craftsmanship6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of Health6 August 197018 February 1972 Socialist Party
Minister of Foreign Trade6 August 197018 February 1972 Socialist Party
Minister of Merchant Navy6 August 19706 April 1971 Christian Democracy
10 April 197118 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of State Holdings6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of Labour and Social Security6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister of Tourism and Entertainment6 August 197018 February 1972 Social Democratic Party
Minister for Particular Political and Coordination Tasks[a] (without portfolio)6 August 197018 February 1972 Social Democratic Party
Minister for Extraordinary Interventions in the South (without portfolio)6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister for the Problems Related to the Implementation of the Regions (without portfolio)6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister for Parliamentary Relations (without portfolio)6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister for Scientific Research (without portfolio)6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Minister for Public Administration Reform (without portfolio)6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
Secretary of the Council of Ministers6 August 197018 February 1972 Christian Democracy
  1. ^ with special regard to the Presidency of the Italian delegation to the UN

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