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Italian Senate session suspended before confidence vote

Voting to start at 22:00

24 February, 17:29
Italian Senate session suspended before confidence vote (ANSA) - Rome, February 24 - A session of the Italian Senate on Monday was suspended before a confidence vote to allow Premier Matteo Renzi to deposit his keynote speech in the other chamber, the House.

Senate Speaker Pietro Grasso said the session would resume as soon as possible.

From 20:00 (19:00 GMT) onward, speeches on the confidence vote will be broadcast live on television and voting will start at 22:00 (21:00 GMT).

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