Parties say MPs will be stick to plan

In related news, the four parties seeking early elections confirmed independently on Monday that they expected their MPS to back the dissolution of the lower house in Tuesday’s vote, opening the door to early elections. Most MPs, they said, would be present, with the possible exception of one lawmaker in TOP 09 for health reasons. The head of TOP 09’s deputies’ club Petr Gazdík said he expected the MP, who is going for a medical check-up, to make it on time. One hundred and 20 votes – or a constitutional majority – is required for the proposal to pass; the four parties together have 122.

Author: Jan Velinger