Italy's Berlusconi declares end of reform pact with Renzi

February 4, 2015 5:49 PM

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Italy's Berlusconi declares end of reform pact with Renzi

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi lost an important ally on Wednesday when Silvio Berlusconi's center-right Forza Italia party said it had ended its pact with him on institutional and constitutional reforms.

Changing voting rules to ensure a clear winner at elections and more stable government have been a priority for Renzi since he became leader of the ruling Democratic Party (PD) in 2013. He also wants to abolish the Senate as an elected chamber to make lawmaking less cumbersome.

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