Vito Bonsignore

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Vito Bonsignore (born 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.[1] This assertion turned out to be groundless as it did not result in any actual charge or imputation.[2]


  • 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)


  1. ^ La scomparsa dei fatti, Marco Travaglio, p.80-81, ilSaggiatore tascabili, 2006.
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