Image of Italian Parliament

Italian Parliament

The Italian Parliament is the national parliament of the Italian Republic. The Parliament is the representative body of Italian citizens and is the successor to the Parliament of the Kingdom of Sardinia and the Parliament of the Kingdom of Italy . It is a bicameral legislature with 950 elected members and a small number of unelected members . It is composed of the Chamber of Deputies, with 630 members elected on a national basis, and the Senate of the Republic, with 315 members elected on a regional basis, plus a small number of senators for life , either appointed or 'ex officio'. The two houses are independent from one another and never meet jointly except under circumstances specified by the Constitution. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Italian Parliament has hosted 5 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2001 Foreign Legislature. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2005 with an average of 526 views per video. Most appearances with Silvio Berlusconi (2). Most common tag: Italy.

Recent Programs

  • Program Image

    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Address

    Prime Minister Berlusconi addressed Italy’s lower legislative body, the Chamber of Deputies, on the state of the Italian economy. In his…

  • Program Image

    Italian Prime Minister Address

    Prime Minister Romano Prodi gave his first speech to the Italian Parliament. He called for pulling Italy’s twenty-six-hundred troops…

  • Program Image

    Italian Prime Minister Address

    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi spoke to the Italian Lower House of Parliament about the March 4, 2005 killing of…

  • Program Image

    Papal Address

    In a joint meeting of the Italian Parliament, Pope John Paul II talked about Italy’s Christian roots, the influence of…

See all programs

People

    See all Italian Parliament people