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Coalition Ready to Give Opposition Majority in Oversight Bodies

Ljubljana, 9 May - Prime Minister Janez Jansa said on Wednesday that coalition parties were ready to give the majority of seats in parliamentary oversight bodies to the opposition but would at the same time also take away the bodies' powers to block the passing of legislation.

Ljubljana, government headquarters.
Janez Podobnik, the head of the People's Party (SLS), following a meeting between leaders of coalition parties.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, government headquarters.
Andrej Bajuk, the leader of the New Slovenia (NSi), following a meeting between leaders of coalition parties.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, government headquarters.
Karl Erjavec, the president of the Pensioners' Party (DeSUS), following a meeting between leaders of coalition parties.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, government headquarters.
Prime Minister Janez Jansa following a meeting between leaders of coalition parties.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, government headquarters.
Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (centre) and Environment and Spatial Planning Minister Janez Podobnik (right) at the beginning of a meeting between leaders of coalition parties.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, government headquarters.
Prime Minister Janez Jansa at the beginning of a meeting with leaders of coalition parties.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, government headquarters.
Prime Minister Janez Jansa at the beginning of a meeting with leaders of coalition parties.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, government headquarters.
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (left) at the beginning of a meeting with leaders of coalition parties
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana, government headquarters.
Prime Minister Janez Jansa (left) at the beginning of a meeting with leaders of coalition parties. Jansa is joined by Speaker of parliament France Cukjati (centre) and Joze Tanko, the head of the deputy group of the ruling coalition Slovenian Democrats (SDS).
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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