Public Affairs says new education minister could be non-partisan

The junior coalition party Public Affairs has said it will seek a successor to Mr. Dobeš both within the party and outside party ranks. Under a coalition agreement on the division of ministerial posts it will be up to the smallest party in government to find a replacement for the outgoing minister. Among the names floated are party member MP Dagmar Navratilova and deputy party head Milan Štovíček.