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The Hon. Lino SPITERI

The Hon. Lino SPITERI, Member of the House of Representatives.

Background

  • SPITERI, The Hon. Lino Parents: Emmanuel Spiteri and Pauline Spiteri (née Calleja).

  • Education

    • Plater College, Oxford, United Kingdom, 1966-1968, Diploma in Social Studies (with distiction). St. Peter’s College, Oxford, 1971-1973. Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Politics and Economics.

      Master of Arts; spoken languages: English, Italian.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament, 1962-1966, re-elected 1981, 1987, 1992. Minister of Finance, 1981-1983. Minister of Trade and Economic Planning 1983-1987.

      Opposition Spokesman on Economics and Finance. Deputy Editor, It-Torca, General Workers’ Union. 1964-1966; Editor, Malta News, General Worker’s Union, 1967-1968.

      Research officer, Malta Chamber of Commerce, 1968-1970. Assistant, then Head of Research, Central Bank of Malta, 1970-1974. Deputy Governor and Chairman of Board of Directors, Central Bank of Malta, 1974-1981.

      Director, Futures Ltd., since 1987.

    Works

    • Tad-Damm u 1-Laham, short stories, 1968. Hala taz-Zghozija short stories, 1970. Stqarrij, verses, 1979.

      IIHalliel, short stories, 1980. Rivoluzzjoni do Minore, a politcal novel, 1981. Jien Nimxi Wahdi, verses, 1987.

      Ghalik, collected articles, 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Malta Labour Party

    Religion

    Catholic.

    Membership

    Clubs: Oxford Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, gardening, listening.

    Connections

    • Spouse Vivienne Azzopardi (née Azzopardi), 1964. Children: Noelle, Bertrand, Lara, Lincoln.
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    Nationality