MEP, Co-Chair, European Parliament Intergroup on FoRB and Religious Tolerance, Italy
Carlo Fidanza is an Italian politician–MEP first for The People of Freedom and then from the Brothers of Italy – National Alliance . In 2005 he was appointed councilor in the town of Desio, having the responsibility of Civic Services and computerization. In 2006 he was elected to the City Council of Milan (2006-2011) on the List of the National Alliance.
With the establishment of the People of Freedom Party he assumed the role of Vice Parent Vicar of the party in Milan, and in July 2009 he was elected President of the Council Committee. In June 2009 he was elected MEP for the People of Freedom in the North-West constituency. In the European Parliament he was a member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, a substitute member of the Commission Agriculture, EU-member delegations of Afghanistan and the EU-South Africa, and a member of the Bureau of the EPP Group. He was a member of the National Executive and Deputy Regional Coordinator of the People of Freedom in Lombardy. He left the party in December 2012 and joined the Brothers of Italy – the center-right National Party promoted by the new Giorgia Meloni, Ignazio La Russa and Guido Crosetto.
In January 2013 he was elected Deputy Head of Delegation in the European Parliament on behalf of the Brothers of Italy, the delegation for regulatory reasons, including representatives of several center-right parties. From November 2013 until the end of the mandate he is Head of Delegation of the Brothers of Italy – National Alliance in the European Parliament. In the European elections of 25 May 2014, Carlo reported 12738 votes in the list of the Brothers of Italy-National Alliance in the North-West constituency but was not elected as the party did not pass the electoral threshold at the national level.