Ministers, MPs file income declarations

All Czech MPs and government ministers have filed their income declarations for last year with the lower house of Parliament, as required by law, the news agency ČTK reported on Saturday. Some politicians reportedly had to correct their declarations, the agency said. The declarations will now be reviewed by the lower house’ immunity and mandate committee; its chair, Social Democrat Jeroným Tejc said he did not expect any penalties would have to be handed out. The most indebted Czech MP is Public Affairs member Michal Babák who is also reportedly under police investigation for money laundering,

Author: Jan Richter