“I find the absence of Minister Azzolina very serious this morning in the Montecitorio Hall“. The lunge is by Valentina Aprea, Member of Come on Italy and head of his party’s education department. The blue representative intervened in the Chamber at the opening of the work on the school decree law, in particular on the urgent measures regarding the end of the school year, the conduct of state exams and the beginning of the 2020-2021 vintage. There have been various speeches by opposition MPs who have complained about the absence of the pentastellate exponent.
The opposition complaint
Aprea explained that this provision in Montecitorio will have a very short iter and the discussion will be limited, “also because of the request for trust that will be formulated in the next few hours“. The Forza Italia deputy considers it very serious that Minister Azzolina “you find the time to do television, radio interviews, update your social profiles and you don’t find the time to come here, to the Chamber, for a few hours – added Aprea -, to listen to what the opposition forces will tell you once and for all “.
The former Undersecretary of Education then turned to the presidency of the Chamber, asking her to do something to resolve this situation.
Members of. Are also on the same wave Brothers of Italy, Paola Frassinetti and Carmela Bucalo, respectively vice-president of the Chamber’s culture commission and deputy head of school.
The two members of Meloni’s party expected Azzolina to be present in the Chamber “instead we note that the Minister of Education is punctual in making announcements on Facebook but disdains the confrontation in Parliament“.
After the controversy, Azzolina arrived in the classroom for the debate. Instead, the Deputy Minister of Education, Anna Ascani, was present from the beginning.
The recovery in September
The enlarged table for the resumption of the school year 2020-2021 in September will take place tomorrow afternoon. The meeting will be chaired by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and was requested by the owner of the Ministry of Viale Trastevere.
Azzolina has specified on her Facebook page that local authorities, the Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport, Civil Protection, the Technical-Scientific Committee of the Ministry of Health and trade unions will also participate. In addition, there will be national forums of student associations, parents, peer schools and the Italian Federation for overcoming the handicap.
The minister asked “the participation of all because school is a country theme and must be addressed with the participation of all the actors involved. It could not have been otherwise. Everyone will do their part in this challenge which sees us engaged with a common goal – concluded the exponent grillina -: go back to school in September, safely“.