Ruling party outlines basics of new deal programme

In a television spot, Jarosław Kaczyński, the head the Law and Justice (PiS) party, and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said the plan was designed to help the country restore normality after the pandemic and boost economic growth and living standards in the following years. PiS

The leader of the Poland's governing party, and the prime minister have outlined the main ideas behind the government’s “New Deal” programme, designed to breathe life into the post-pandemic economy.

In a television spot, Jarosław Kaczyński, the head the Law and Justice (PiS) party, and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said the plan was designed to help the country restore normality after the pandemic and boost economic growth and living standards in the following years.

Kaczyński and Morawiecki said it included support schemes for domestic enterprise, new investment and development projects, as well as reforms to health, family, wage, social welfare, education, environmental and energy policies.

"It's time for a Polish New Deal, a huge national development plan,” Morawiecki said in the spot. “Our plan is to restore normality and our hope is for a secure future."

In a recent interview for PAP, Kaczyński said that the New Deal was "a great opportunity for the country, for many Polish families, and for people at large."

Full details of the plan are due to be announced on March 20.