From Liguria to Rome, a life in politics

A whole life policy to Claudio Scajola, born January 15th, 1948 in Imperia, who leaves today the Ministry of Productive Activities resign for the second time in his career as a minister’s resignation. Verda married to Maria Teresa and father of two sons, Peter Charles and Lucy, Scajola had a whole career in DC before landing in Italy Force. Member of a family with a long political tradition (his father Ferdinando was a Member and founder of the Christian Democratic party in Imperia, his brother Alexander was himself mayor and parliamentary), the policy was symbolically in his destiny from birth: one to keep arms on the day of baptism is in fact Maria Romana De Gasperi, daughter of the statesman Trentino. Graduated in law from the University of Genoa and Indpap manager in 1980, 32 years was elected to City Council of Imperia and two years later became mayor of the city (until 1983, dimmessosi after being arrested by police on charges of extortion aggravated. Following is acquitted). Become a second time mayor of Imperia from 1990 to 1995.
After meeting with Berlusconi in 1995, comes into force and Italy becomes the first coordinator of the Province of Imperia, and then was elected MP in 1996, Berlusconi handed over the company National Organization of Forza Italy. At the national level is the first government post in 2001 when he was invited to be part of the second Berlusconi as Executive Minister of the Interior. Just one year after the incident occurs which led him to leave: 30 June 2002 following the controversy raised by some of his phrases on Marco Biagi, a professor killed by the Red Brigades, he resigned from office, but his resignation rejected Council President.
But the controversy did not subside and July 3 confirming the irrevocable resignation. But the relationship with Berlusconi is not interrupted and in November 2002 he was given responsibility for coordinating the campaign to force Italy to local elections. 31 July 2003 he was appointed minister of the Berlusconi government with responsibility for the Implementation of Government Programme. On December 3, 2004 by Silvio Berlusconi was appointed Chairman of the Presidency of Forza Italy. On April 23, 2005, during the formation of new government headed by Silvio Berlusconi leaves the task of implementing the program of the government to take to the Minister of Productive Activities. In 2006 he was elected President of the Parliamentary Committee for information services and security and state secrecy. Two years later, in the fourth Berlusconi government, Scajola was appointed Minister of Economic Development.
Objective aims to stand alongside companies: the three-year development plan launched by the Berlusconi government include, inter alia, as regards the Ministry of Economic Development, a serious reduction of red tape for businesses, a new policy for contain energy costs, which includes the return of nuclear energy, liberalization true interests of consumers, and with the consent of affected groups. Today’s resignation after days of controversy for being implicated in the affair of an alleged sale of a house with money in black, in procurement for major events. Alongside the political Scajola cultivates many hobbies and promotes cultural activities in favor of his city and its region. Passion for cooking, is a member of Italian Cooking. She loves gardening and is carefully monitoring the environmental policy.

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