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Renzi govt wins confidence vote in Senate

Administration set for another test in House on Tuesday

25 February, 10:15
Renzi govt wins confidence vote in Senate (ANSA) - Rome, February 25 - Premier Matteo Renzi's new government won the first of two parliamentary confidence votes in the Senate early on Tuesday.

The Upper House backed his executive, which was sworn in Saturday, with 169 votes in favour and 139 against. The administration faces another confidence vote in the Lower House later on Tuesday.

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