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Claudio Morganti

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Claudio Morganti
Member of the European Parliament
In office
July 14, 2009 – 2014
Personal details
Born (1973-04-14) April 14, 1973 (age 51)
Prato, Italy
Political partyLega Nord

Claudio Morganti (April 14, 1973, Prato, Italy) is an Italian politician.


From 2002 to 2013 he was a member of the Tuscan Northern League.

From 2004 to 2009 he was a city councilor in Vaiano, in the province of Prato, and from 2005 to 2008 he was provincial secretary of the Lega Nord in Prato.[1]

On June 7, 2009 he was elected for Lega Nord Padania in the 7th legislature (2009–2014) of the European Parliament, joining the Europe of Freedom and Democracy (ELD) Group.[2]

From July 16, 2009, to January 18, 2012 he was a member of the Committee on Budgets and a substitute member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs in the European Parliament.[2]

From 2009 to 2014 he is a member of the delegation to the EU–Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee and the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly.[2]

From 2011 to 2013 he was also a substitute member of the delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.[2]

In April 2013, he announced that he had been expelled from the Lega Nord due to disagreements with the party's political secretariat.[3] While remaining a member of the ELD in the European Parliament, as of November 5, 2013, he is listed as independent from his national political party of reference.[4]

In 2014 he was a candidate, in the European elections as the chief candidate of Associative Movement of Italians Abroad in the Central Italy Constituency (which gathers the 14 constituencies of Tuscany, Umbria, Marche and Lazio), without being re-elected.

On May 30, 2020 he was arrested for continued grand larceny.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Ministero dell'Interno – Anagrafe degli Amministratori Locali e Regionali – ver. 31/05/2014". amministratori.interno.it. 2016-03-04. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2023-10-26.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ a b c d "7th parliamentary term | Claudio MORGANTI | MEPs | European Parliament". www.europarl.europa.eu. 1973-04-14. Retrieved 2023-10-26.
  3. ^ "Morganti espulso Sono orgoglioso – la Repubblica.it". Archivio – la Repubblica.it (in Italian). 2013-04-17. Retrieved 2023-10-26.
  4. ^ "Claudio MORGANTI". europarl.europa.eu. 2013-11-16. Archived from the original on 2013-11-16. Retrieved 2023-10-26.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  5. ^ "L'ex europarlamentare della Lega Claudio Morganti arrestato per furto (nella sua azienda)". FirenzeToday (in Italian). Retrieved 2023-10-26.
  6. ^ ""Ha rubato gadget elettronici in magazzino", arrestato ex eurodeputato della Lega". La Nazione (in Italian). 2020-05-30. Retrieved 2023-10-26.