Matteo Salvini

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Matteo Salvini
MEP
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Federal Secretary of Lega Nord
Incumbent
Assumed office
15 December 2013
Preceded by Roberto Maroni
Member of the European Parliament
Incumbent
Assumed office
13 July 2009
Constituency North-West Italy
Personal details
Born (1973-03-09) 9 March 1973 (age 41)
Milan, Italy
Political party Lega Nord
Alma mater University of Milan
Occupation Politician
Profession journalist
Website www.matteosalvini.eu

Matteo Salvini (born 9 March 1973, Milan, Italy) is an Italian politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP)[1] for the North-West region with the Lega Nord from 2004 to 2006 as part of the Non-Inscrits, then as a member of the Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group and now from 2014 is again in the group of the Non-Inscrits.

He sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education, and was a substitute for the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and a member of the Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee. He stood down from the European Parliament in November 2006.

He was re-elected in 2009 as a member of the Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group. He now sits on the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and is a member of the Delegation for Relations with India, and the Delegation for Relations with the Korean Peninsula. He is a Substitute on the Committee on International Trade and the Delegation for Relations with South Africa.[1]

He has been a member of Movimento Giovani Padani, Lega Nord's youth movement, and now is deputy secretary of Lega Lombarda, along with Marco Reguzzoni. At the 1997 Padanian elections he was a candidate of the list Comunisti Padani (Padanian Communists).

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  • since 1998: Lega Nord Provincial Secretary for Milan
  • from 1993 to 2012: Member of Milan City Council

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