New Italian government gets confidence from the House
Wednesday, April 27, 2005
The new Italian government, led by Silvio Berlusconi, received a vote of confidence from the Italian House of Deputies on Wednesday. The tally was 334 pros, 240 cons and 2 abstentions.
The vote allows Berlusconi up to another year in office, during which time he will have to gain support from skeptical voters if he is to win a second term.
- Robin Pomeroy and Gavin Jones. "Berlusconi's New Government Wins Confidence Vote" — , April 27, 2005
- "IL GOVERNO BERLUSCONI BIS OTTIENE LA FIDUCIA DELLA CAMERA" — , Aprile 27 2005 19:00 (UTC+2) (in Italian)
- "New Government introduced to the Italian Parliament" — Wikinews, April 26, 2005