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League set to oversee digital agenda in new Italian govt

Thursday 5 July 2018 | 09:27 CET | News
Public Administration minister Giulia Bongiorno has been given powers to oversee Italy's digital agency AGID, reports Corriere delle Comunicazioni, citing a 27 June decree issued by the president of the council of ministers. A lawyer from Sicily, Buongiorno is a member of the far-right Lega (League) party, which put aside its differences with the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) earlier this year to form a populist government. The report said the League was keen to retain power over the digital agency after M5S leader and industry minister Luigi Di Maio confirmed his department

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