Future and Freedom
Future and Freedom (Italian: Futuro e Libertà), whose full name was Future and Freedom for Italy (Futuro e Libertà per l'Italia, abbreviated to FLI), was a political party in Italy, comprising both liberal and national elements.
|Vice President||Italo Bocchino|
|President of the National Assembly||Andrea Ronchi|
|Founded||30 July 2010|
|Dissolved||November 2015 (de facto)|
|Split from||The People of Freedom|
|Headquarters||Via Poli 29, Rome|
|Youth wing||Generation Future|
National conservatism (minority)
|National affiliation||New Pole for Italy|
With Monti for Italy
Movement for National Alliance
|European Parliament group||European People's Party|
FLI was formed by followers of Gianfranco Fini in July 2010 as a split from The People of Freedom (PdL), the major Italian centre-right party of the time, led by Silvio Berlusconi. Fini, former leader of the Italian Social Movement (MSI) and National Alliance (AN) and co-founder of the PdL in 2009, had taken a long journey from post-fascism to become a liberal conservative. Soon after the PdL's foundation, he started to become a critic of Berlusconi's government and leadership style.
The core of FLI was constituted by Generation Italy (GI), led by Italo Bocchino, who was also appointed vice president of the party by Fini. FLI members were mostly former MSI/AN stalwarts, with some notable exceptions.