Legislature XVII of Italy

The Legislature XVII of Italy (Italian: XVII Legislatura della Repubblica Italiana) started on 15 March 2013 and ended on 22 March 2018.[1][2] Its composition was the one resulting from the general election of 24–25 February 2013, called after the dissolution of the houses of Parliament announced by President Giorgio Napolitano on 22 December 2012.[3]

Legislature XVII of Italy

XVII legislatura della Repubblica Italiana
17th legislature
Type
Type
HousesChamber of Deputies
Senate of the Republic
History
Founded15 March 2013 (2013-03-15)
Disbanded22 March 2018 (2018-03-22) (5 years, 7 days)
Preceded byXVI Legislature
Succeeded byXVIII Legislature
Leadership
Pietro Grasso, LeU
since 16 March 2013
Laura Boldrini, LeU
since 16 March 2013
Structure
SeatsC: 630
S: 321 (315 + 6)
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Chamber of Deputies political groups
  •   PD (282)
  •   M5S (88)
  •   FIPdL (56)
  •   Art.1 – MDPLeU (42)
  •   APCpENCDNcI (23)
  •   LNNcS (22)
  •   SISELPosLeU (17)
  •   NcISCMAIE (15)
  •   FdI–AN (12)
  •   Mixed (61)
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Senate political groups
Elections
Porcellum
Porcellum
Last general election
24–25 February 2013
Meeting place
Palazzo Montecitorio, Rome (C)
Palazzo Madama, Rome (S)
Website
www.camera.it/leg17/1
www.senato.it/Leg17/home
Constitution
Constitution of Italy

The Parliament was dismissed after its term was completed, when President Sergio Mattarella dissolved the houses on 28 December 2017.[4]

At the time of its foundation, this legislature had the lowest average age (48 years) and highest percentage of female MPs (31%) in Italian history.[5]

GovernmentEdit

The outgoing Monti Cabinet remained in charge until 28 April 2013, to handle the "current affairs".

CompositionEdit

Chamber of DeputiesEdit

The number of elected deputies is 630.

Parliamentary groups in the Chamber of Deputies
Initial composition[6] Final composition[7]
Parliamentary group Seats Parliamentary group Seats Change
Democratic Party 293 Democratic Party 282   11
Five Star Movement 109 Five Star Movement 88   21
The People of Freedom – Berlusconi for President 97 Forza ItaliaThe People of Freedom – Berlusconi for President 56   41
Civics and Innovators 47   47
Italian LeftLeft Ecology Freedom 37 Italian LeftLeft Ecology FreedomPossibleFree and Equal 17   20
Northern League and Autonomies 20 Northern League and Autonomies – League of Peoples – Us with Salvini 22   2
Brothers of Italy 9 Brothers of ItalyNational Alliance 12   3
Article 1 – Democratic and Progressive MovementFree and Equal 42   42
Popular AlternativeCentrists for EuropeNCDUs with Italy 23   23
Us with ItalyCivic Choice for ItalyMAIE 15   15
Solidary DemocracyDemocratic Centre 12   12
Mixed 14 Mixed 61   47
Linguistic Minorities 5 Linguistic Minorities 6   1
MAIE–Associative Movement Italians Abroad 3   3
Democratic Centre 5   5
Civics and InnovatorsEnergies for Italy 14   14
Direction Italy 10   10
UDCIDEA 6   6
Free Alternative – All Together for Italy 5   5
Italian Socialist Party (PSI) – Liberals for Italy (PLI) – Independents 3   3
Non inscrits 1 Non inscrits 17   16
Total seats 630 Total seats 630  

SenateEdit

The number of elected senators was 315. At the start of this legislature there were four life senators (Giulio Andreotti, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Emilio Colombo and Mario Monti), making the total number of senators equal to 319. At the end of the legislature, after the nomination of six new life senators (Claudio Abbado, Elena Cattaneo, Renzo Piano, Carlo Rubbia, Liliana Segre and Giorgio Napolitano as former living President of the Republic), and the deaths of Andreotti, Colombo, Abbado and Ciampi, the total number of senators became 321.

Parliamentary groups in the Senate of the Republic
Initial composition[8] Final composition[9]
Parliamentary group Seats Parliamentary group Seats Change
Democratic Party 106 Democratic Party 97   9
The People of Freedom 92 Forza ItaliaThe People of Freedom 44   48
Five Star Movement 53 Five Star Movement 35   18
Civic Choice for Italy 21   21
Northern League and Autonomies 17 Northern League and Autonomies 11   6
For the Autonomies (SVPUVPATTUPT) – PSI 10 For the Autonomies (SVPUVPATTUPT) – PSIMAIE 18   8
Popular AlternativeCentrists for EuropeNCD 24   24
Article 1 – Democratic and Progressive MovementFree and Equal 16   16
Great Autonomies and FreedomUnion of Christian and Centre Democrats 14   14
ALA (Liberal Popular Alliance)PRI (Italian Republican Party) 13   13
Us with Italy 11   11
Federation of Freedom (IdeA–People and FreedomPLI) 10   10
Mixed 20 Mixed 27   7
Italian LeftLeft Ecology FreedomFree and Equal 7   7
Italy of Values 2   2
Together for Italy 2   2
X Movement 1   1
Movimento La Puglia in Più 1   1
Brothers of Italy – National Alliance 1   1
League for Salvini Premier 1   1
Civic Liguria 1   1
Progressive Field – Sardinia 1   1
Non inscrits 20 Non inscrits 10   10
Non-inscrit Life Senators 1   1
Total seats 319 Total seats 321   2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "XVII Legislatura - Home Page". camera.it. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  2. ^ "senato.it - Senato della Repubblica". www.senato.it. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Napolitano scioglie le Camere: "Strada era segnata". Elezioni 24-25 febbraio" [Napolitano dissolves the houses: "The path was clear". Election on 24-25 February]. Il Fatto Quotidiano (in Italian). 22 December 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  4. ^ Casalini, Simona (28 December 2017). "Mattarella scioglie le Camere, si vota il 4 marzo" [Mattarella dissolves the Parliament, election is on 4 March]. La Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Il parlamento più giovane della storia e un deputato su tre è una donna" [The youngest Parliament in history, and one in three deputies is a woman]. La Repubblica (in Italian). Rome. 27 February 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  6. ^ "XVII Legislatura - Deputati e Organi - Composizione Gruppi Parlamentari". www.camera.it.
  7. ^ "XVII Legislatura - Deputati e Organi - Composizione Gruppi Parlamentari". www.camera.it.
  8. ^ "senato.it - Variazioni dei Gruppi parlamentari". www.senato.it.
  9. ^ "senato.it - Composizione dei Gruppi parlamentari". www.senato.it.