Aktuálně: Paroubek ends office rental, readying for move to new party

25-09-2011

The news website Aktuálně has reported that former prime minister Jiří Paroubek ended his rental this month of office space in Ústí nad Labem, where he has worked until now as a Social Democrat MP. Aktuálně cited three independent sources who reportedly confirmed the step, suggesting the well-known politician is readying to soon leave the Social Democratic Party, which he led as prime minister and chairman. The former leader did not reply to a query of where he was moving next. Aktuálně writes that - according to sources - he could join the Czech National Social Party (not represented in Parliament) on October 8.