|Mirek Topolánek's Second Cabinet|
17th Cabinet of Czech Republic
|9 January 2007 - 8 May 2009|
|Date formed||9 January 2007|
|Date dissolved||8 May 2009|
|People and organisations|
|Head of state||Václav Klaus|
|Head of government||Mirek Topolánek|
|No. of ministers||18|
|Member party|| ODS |
|Status in legislature||Majority (coalition) |
100 / 200 (50%)
|Opposition party|| ČSSD |
|Opposition leader||Jiří Paroubek|
|Election(s)||2006 Czech legislative election|
|Predecessor||Mirek Topolánek's First Cabinet|
|Successor||Jan Fischer's Cabinet|
The Government of the Czech Republic since January 9, 2007 was formed by a coalition of the victorious Civic Democratic Party (ODS, 9 seats) with the small Christian and Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU-ČSL, 5 seats) and the Green Party (SZ, 4 seats). It had 18 members; initially four of the appointed ministers were women but two subsequently resigned and were replaced with men. On 24 March 2009, during the Czech presidency of the European Union, Topolánek's second cabinet suffered defeat in a parliamentary vote of no confidence, 101–96, in the 200-seat lower house.Prime minister Topolánek stated that he would resign. It happened in May, 2009.
|Portfolio||Minister||Political party||In Office|
|Prime Minister||Mirek Topolánek||ODS|
|Deputy Prime Minister|
Minister for European Affairs
|Deputy Prime Minister|
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
|First Deputy Prime minister||Vlasta Parkanová||KDU-ČSL||23 January 2009 – 8 May 2009|
|Jiří Čunek||KDU-ČSL||9 January 2007 – 13 November 2007|
|Deputy Prime Minister|
Minister of the Environment
|Minister of Interior||Ivan Langer||ODS|
|Minister of Industry and Trade||Martin Říman||ODS|
|Minister of Justice||Jiří Pospíšil||ODS|
|Minister of Transportation||Petr Bendl||ODS||23 January 2009 – 8 May 2009|
|Aleš Řebíček||ODS||9 January 2007 – 23 May 2009|
|Minister of Health||Daniela Filipiová||ODS|
|Minister of Agriculture||Petr Gandalovič||ODS|
|Minister of Finance||Miroslav Kalousek||KDU-ČSL|
|Minister of Culture||Václav Jehlička||KDU-ČSL|
|Minister of Defence||Vlasta Parkanová||KDU-ČSL|
|Minister without Portfolio||Pavel Svoboda||KDU-ČSL|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs||Karel Schwarzenberg||non-partisan for SZ|
|Minister of Education, Youth and Physical training||Ondřej Liška||SZ||4 December 2007 – 8 May 2009|
|Dana Kuchtová||SZ||9 January 2007 – 4 October 2007|
|Minister of Regional development||Cyril Svoboda||KDU-ČSL|
| Minister without Portfolio |
(Human rights and minorities)
|Michael Kocáb||non-partisan for SZ|
|Location||Chamber of Deputies|
|52 signatures are needed for calling a vote of no confidence.|
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