Vito Bonsignore (born on 3 July 1943 in Bronte, Catania, Sicily) is an Italian politician and Member of the European Parliament for North-West with the Cristiani Democratici Uniti, part of the European People's Party and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control and its Committee on Budgets.
He is also a vice-chair of the Delegation for relations with the United States and a substitute for the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.
He has been convicted and sentenced to 2 years for attempted corruption in the construction of a hospital in Asti.
During Mani pulite (in Turin), he has been accused by Alberto Zamorani to have accepted more than 100 million of lire as under-secretary of the Budget (1992), hidden in a chocolate box.
- Graduate in business studies
- Technical Director and General Director of the Turin-Alessandria-Piacenza motorway company
- Former member of the DC Central Directorate
- Member of the National Executive of the UDC
- 1970-1980: Town councillor of Venaria Reale (TO)
- 1987-1994: Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy
- 1992-1993: Under-Secretary for the Budget
See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Italy)
- ^ La scomparsa dei fatti, Marco Travaglio, p.80-81, ilSaggiatore tascabili, 2006.