Italian Prime Minister Draghi to face last vote of confidence

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi will face a vote on confidence in the lower house of parliament on Thursday, the last hurdle for the country’s new government inaugurated on Saturday. Draghi has already won a clear majority in the Senate – late Wednesday night, 262 of the chamber’s 304 voting members voted in favour of the government, while 40 voted against. Thursday’s session is scheduled to start in the larger of the two parliamentary chambers at 9 am (0800 GMT), according to a statement. The vote of confidence for Draghi and his cabinet is to take place in the evening after several hours…

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