Italy’s education minister Lorenzo Fioramonti resigned after the government failed to provide the ministry with the extra €3 billion he asked in order to improve the country’s schools and universities.
Fioramonti has been threatening to quit since just after the coalition government formed in September, following the collapse of the previous administration. He wrote a letter to prime minister Giuseppe Conte to inform him of the resignation, which he insisted was “irrevocable”.
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