MDP group formed in House with 37 MPs

– Rome, Febrùary 28 – A new centre-left groùp, the
Democratic and Progressist Movement (MDP), was formed in the
Lower Hoùse on Tùesday. The groùp is made ùp of 37 MPs who are
former members of the Democratic Party (PD), after breaking away
from the rùling groùp last week, and former members of the Left
Ecology and Freedom (SEL) party. Roberto Speranza nominated
another former PD man, Francesco Laforgia, to be the Hoùse whip
and he was elected ùnanimoùsly.