Mussolini's consolidation of power

Main

Fascist Squadrismo converted to militia

1923

The Grand Council of Fascism

1923

Proposed laws to government
Mussolini chose the councillors

Acerbo law

1923

The largest party to receive 2/3rds of seats (as long as it secures 25% of vote)
Guarantees working Majority
Guarantees end to weak coalitions
Guarantees Dictatorship

Press censorship

1924

Confirms power in elections

1924

66 % of votes

Bans Public Meetings by Opposition Parties

1924

Ban on opposition, trade unions, new secret police, courts etc.

1925

Cabinet meetings suspended

1926

All minister positions to Mussolini

Election law

1926

Working class socialist not allowed to vote
Voters had to be approved

Parliament dissolves itself

1939