Milan Štěch re-elected Senate chairman
Milan Štěch has been re-elected chairman of the Senate at its first session since elections last month in which a third of its seats were up for grabs. The former trade union leader was the only candidate for the post. His party the Social Democrats also continue to hold two deputy chairmanships in the upper house. Mr. Štěch has been a member of the Senate since it was established in 1996.