Nečas returns to politics as advisor to Civic Democratic Alliance

Former prime minister and Civic Democratic Party chairman Petr Nečas has returned to politics as an advisor to a new incarnation of the Civic Democratic Alliance funded by billionaire Pavel Sehnal, the news site Euro.cz reported. A former industry minister, Vladimír Dlouhý, is also serving as a consultant to the party. Mr. Nečas stepped down as PM in 2013 after his then mistress and now wife was arrested on suspicion of corruption. He himself was later charged with bribery.