Party affiliation: Czech Socialist Party
Member, since 1968, Member of Central Committee, since 1977, Member of the Presidium of the Central Committee, since 1987, Chairman, 1991, CSP. Member, Chrudim Council, 1976- 1981. Member, Hradec Kràlové Council, 1989.
Member of the Federal Assembly, 1986-1990, since 1992. Government Minister, 1989-1990. Chairman, CSP; exec., Transporta, Chrudim, 1966-1989.