Prime Minister mulls sacking board of research body: report

Prime Minister Petr Nečas wants to overhaul the Research and Development Council, the body charged with monitoring, planning and advising on the share out of research spending in the country according to Monday’s edition of the newspaper Lidové noviny. The paper says the prime minister has launched talks about what steps to take with the Education Minister and is considering sacking the entire board of the council. He is reported to be unhappy about the quality of the council’s work and leadership. Experts have cautioned against sacking the entire board warning that this would be too drastic a step to take.

Author: Chris Johnstone