Factional and Government Make-Up of the Tenth Knesset
Elected on 30 June, 1981.
Speaker: Menahem Savidor
Deputy Speakers: Yigal Cohen (from 12.3.84), Me'ir Cohen-Avidov, Naftali Fedder (from 12.3.84), Moshe Shahal;
Secretary General: Netan'el Lorch (until 1.1.83), Shmuel Jacobson.
The ninteenth government was formed by Menachem Begin, on 5 August, 1981.
. The coalition included the following factions: Likud, National Religious Party, Agudat Yisrael, the Movement for the Heritage of Israel (Tami) and Tehiya.
The number of MKs who supported the government at the time of its establishment stood at 61, and later, after Tehiya and the Movement for National Renewal (Telem) – 66.
The prime minister resigned due to health reasons.
The twentieth government was formed by Yitzhak Shamir, on 10 October, 1983.
The coalition members were: as in the ninteenth government.
The number of ministers when the government was formed - 20.
The number of MKs who supported the government - 66.