Pella Cabinet

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Pella Cabinet
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8th cabinet of Italy
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Date formed 17 August 1953
Date dissolved 19 January 1954
People and organisations
Head of state Luigi Einaudi
Head of government Giuseppe Pella
No. of ministers 18
Total no. of ministers 18
Member party Christian Democracy
Independents
History
Predecessor De Gasperi VIII Cabinet
Successor Fanfani I Cabinet

The Pella Cabinet was the cabinet of the Italian Parliament which held office from 17 August 1953 until 18 January 1954, a total of 154 days, or 5 months and 1 day.[1] President Luigi Einaudi invited Giuseppe Pella to form an interim cabinet following the fall of the De Gasperi VIII Cabinet in a confidence vote, for the purpose of passing the budget.[2]

Parties involved in the cabinet[edit]

The government was composed by the following parties:

Party Ideology Leader
Christian Democracy (DC) Christian democracy Alcide De Gasperi

Investiture votes[edit]

Investiture votes for Pella Cabinet
House of Parliament Vote Parties Votes
Senate of the Republic YesY Yes DC (116), PNM (16), PLI (3), SVP (2)
137 / 237
N No PCI (51), PSI (26), MSI (9), PSDI (9), UP (4), Others (5)
100 / 237
Chamber of Deputies YesY Yes DC (263), PNM (40), PLI (13), SVP (3)
319 / 590
N No PCI (143), PSI (75), MSI (29), PSDI (19), PRI (5)
271 / 590

Composition[edit]

Office Name Party Term
Prime Minister Giuseppe Pella Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of the Interior Amintore Fanfani Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Foreign Affairs Giuseppe Pella Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Grace and Justice Antonio Azara Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Finance Ezio Vanoni Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Treasury Silvio Gava Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Budget Giuseppe Pella Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Defence Paolo Emilio Taviani Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Industry and Commerce Silvio Gava Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Foreign Trade Costantino Bresciani Turroni Independent (1953–1954)
Minister of Agriculture and Forests Rocco Salomone Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Public Works Piero Malvestiti Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Labour and Social Security Leopoldo Rubinacci Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Public Education Antonio Segni Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Transports Bernardo Mattarella Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Merchant Navy Fernando Tambroni Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of Telecommunications Modesto Panetti Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister of the Fund for the South Pietro Campili Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Minister for the Administrative Reform Salvatore Scoca Christian Democracy (1953–1954)
Secretary of the Council of Ministers Giulio Andreotti Christian Democracy (1953–1954)

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