LIDEM requests registration as party

The party emerging around deputy prime minister Karolína Peake has sent a request for official registration to the Ministry of the Interior. A petition requesting the registration of the LIDEM party was signed by 1,700 people. The ministry will have one month to register the party. The faction consists of MPs and cabinet members from the Public Affairs party who split in protest of the party’s methods and leadership. Members include Transport Minister Pavel Dobeš and Regional Development Minister Kamil Jankovský.