António Lacerda Sales
António Lacerda Sales is the new chair of the parliamentary inquiry, following former chairman José Seguro Sanches having reigned in the overall climate of tension

60-day extension approved for TAP parliamentary inquiry

With time running out on the initial period given to the work of the parliamentary inquiry into management decisions at TAP airline, MPs on the commission have voted for a 60-day extension, which is believed to assure their brief can be properly executed. A number of people are left to question, not least the former infrastructures minister Pedro Nuno Santos, previously tipped as a successor to António Costa as secretary general of the PS Socialist party.