Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Lipšic and Žitňanská quit KDH caucus, will continue as independents

After announcing their departure from the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) on Sunday, May 27, former interior minister Daniel Lipšic and MP Jana Žitňanská have now left the party's parliamentary caucus, the TASR newswire reported on Tuesday, May 29, citing party spokesman Matej Kováč.

After announcing their departure from the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) on Sunday, May 27, former interior minister Daniel Lipšic and MP Jana Žitňanská have now left the party's parliamentary caucus, the TASR newswire reported on Tuesday, May 29, citing party spokesman Matej Kováč.

Lipšic and Žitňanská's departure will leave the KDH caucus with 14 MPs, making the Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OĽaNO), which has 16 seats, the second largest caucus in parliament (after Smer, the governing party) and the largest among the opposition parties, the TASR newswire wrote. Lipšic and Žitňanská will continue to hold their seats as independent MPs.

Lipšic is reportedly also set to give up his post of head of the parliamentary committee for supervising the SIS intelligence agency.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár

Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

Illustrative stock photo

EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.