|Minister of Infrastructures and Transports|
28 April 2013 – 20 March 2015
|Preceded by||Corrado Passera|
|Succeeded by||Graziano Delrio|
|Member of the Chamber of Deputies|
Assumed office |
28 April 2006
20 May 2001 – 27 April 2006
3 October 1959|
|Political party||Us with Italy (2017–present)|
Forza Italia (1994–2009)|
People of Freedom (2009–2013)
New Centre-Right (2013–2017)
Popular Alternative (2017)
|Alma mater||Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore|
|Profession||Politician, Communion And Liberation Movement former unofficial political spokesman|
Maurizio Lupi (born 3 October 1959) is an Italian politician that is a member of the Us with Italy (NcI) party and served as Italian Minister of Infrastructures and Transports between 28 April 2013 and 20 March 2015.
Maurizio Lupi served as a member of the municipal council of Milan from 1993 to 1997 and until 1996 he was vice president of the council. He has been a member of the Italian parliament since the XIV legislative period or 2001.
Maurizio Lupi served as deputy house speaker until 28 April 2013 when he was appointed minister of infrastructure and transport in the Letta cabinet. He replaced Corrado Passera. Lupi joined the New Centre-Right formed by Angelino Alfano in November 2013. Lupi continued to serve as the minister of infrastructure and transport in the cabinet formed by Matteo Renzi in February 2014.
On 19 March 2015 he announced that he would step down as minister on the following day due to a scandal involving public works on infrastructure in which his name was cited several times. Lupi's tenure as infrastructure and transport minister ended next day when he resigned from the post and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi accepted it.
In the Letta cabinet, Lupi was one of two members of the powerful Catholic pressure group, namely Communion and Liberation. He is a strong supporter of the “TAV” project that would connect Italy and France via high-speed rail.
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