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The Hon. Lino SPITERI

Member of the House of Representatives

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.

Religion

Catholic.

Membership

Clubs: Oxford Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, gardening, listening.

Connections

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