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Václav Klaus' Second Cabinet

Václav Klaus' Second Cabinet

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Václav Klaus' Second Cabinet

10th cabinet of Czech Republic
4 July 1996 - 2 January 1998
Date formed 4 July 1996
Date dissolved 2 January 1998
People and organisations
Head of state Václav Havel
Head of government Václav Klaus
No. of ministers 15-16
Member party ODS
KDU-ČSL
ODA
Status in legislature Minority (coalition)
99 / 200 (50%)
Opposition party ČSSD
KSČM
SPR-RSČ
Opposition leader Miloš Zeman
History
Election(s) Czech legislative election, 1996
Incoming formation 1996
Outgoing formation 1998
Predecessor Václav Klaus' First Cabinet
Successor Josef Tošovský's Cabinet

The second cabinet of Prime Minister Václav Klaus was in power from 4 July 1996 to 2 January 1998. It was a minority coalition government that consisted of ODS, KDU-ČSL and ODA. It was supported by ČSSD. Towards the end of 1997, cabinet resigned in connection with accusations of funding irregularities in the ODS.[1]

Government ministers

Portfolio Image Name Political Party
Prime Minister Václav Klaus ODS
Deputy Prime Minister Jan Kalvoda
Jiří Skalický
ODA
Deputy Prime Minister
Minister of Finance
Ivan Kočárník ODS
Deputy Prime Minister
Minister of Agriculture
Josef Lux KDU-ČSL
Minister of Defence Miloslav Výborný KDU-ČSL
Minister of Environment Jiří Skalický ODA
Minister of Transportation Martin Říman ODS
Minister of Industry and Trade Vladimír Dlouhý
Pavel Kühnl
ODA
Minister of Economic Policy and Development Jaromír Schneider
Tomáš Kvapil
KDU-ČSL
Minister of Defence Vilém Holáň KDU-ČSL
Minister of Culture Jaromír Talíř KDU-ČSL
Minister of Health Jan Stráský ODS
Minister of Justice Jan Kalvoda
Vlasta Parkanová
ODA
Minister of Education Ivan Pilip
Jiří Gruša
ODS
Minister of Interior Jan Ruml
Jindřich Vodička
ODS
Minister of Health Jan Stráský ODS
Minister of Culture Jaromír Talíř KDU-ČSL
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Jindřich Vodička ODS
Minister of Foreign Affairs Josef Zieleniec ODS

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