Not only the maneuver but also the reforms At the center of the summit between Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and the other leaders of the majority: the leader of the League Matteo Salvini, that of the FI Antonio Tajani and the centrists Maurizio Lupi and Lorenzo Cesa, an agreement was reached on maneuvers and mandate of the prime minister. As a majority, “We also agreed on the text on the reforms that will be presented to the next Council of Ministers”. The deputy prime minister did the same. Antonio Tajani leaving the Chigi Palace at the end of the majority summit.“The text of the bill will be examined by the Council of Ministers scheduled for Friday, November 3.” This is reported in a note from Palazzo Chigi.
“Today at the Chigi Palace the majority gave the green light to the presentation of the my draft law on constitutional reform in the Council of Ministers on Friday, November 3. Once again the center-right is confirmed as compact. We have taken a big step towards the “reform of reforms” that will give stability to the country and return centrality to the citizens’ vote with the direct election of the Prime Minister.” This is what the Minister of Institutional Reforms writes on social networks. Elisabetta Casellati.
Agreement reached on the head of the government, bill in the next Council of Ministers
“In the direct election of the Prime Minister there was excellent work by our minister María Elisabetta Alberti Casellati. I think the time has finally come to make citizens count more when it comes to electing their representatives,” Forza Italia spokesperson Raffaele Nevi anticipated in the morning. “We have shared all the content that was proposed to us, I believe that the Council of Ministers will approve the bill this week and then it will be processed.” Thus, the leader of We the Moderates, Mauricio Lupi, confirmed the majority agreement reached on the position of prime minister at the reform summit. Regarding possible changes regarding senators for life, Lupi did not reveal himself: “We leave the Council of Ministers the possibility of proposing the constitutional bill and illustrating it. The important thing is that once again the majority is united on the key points with which appears in the elections.”
With the introduction of the position of prime minister, there will also come stop the nomination of new senators for life by the President of the Republic: The cancellation of the institute, according to what government sources inform us, appears in the constitutional bill that will maintain the figure of senator for life only for former presidents of the Republic. The current life senators appointed by the Quirinal should remain in office until the end of their term.
“They talk about ‘Italian-style prime ministers’ to give themselves a tone. But the truth is that the The institutional reform conceived by the right takes away strength and authority from the Head of State and Parliamenthindering them and dangerously altering the essential balance of the Constitution.” The senator wrote it in X Dario Parrini, vice president of the Constitutional Affairs Commission.
“A common sense reform will reach the Council of Ministers on Friday. No technical governments, no changes of course, changes of majorities and ruling parties, nor appointments of new senators for life. The vote of the Italians will finally count more.” The leader of the League and deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini wrote it on social networks.