Zbigniew Ziobro, Poland's justice minister, has said the green light to reforming the Polish justice system went out when Mateusz Morawiecki took over the prime minister's post from Beata Szydlo in December 2017.
The Civic Coalition (KO), Poland's main opposition grouping, will make an attempt to block the president-signed 60 percent pay rise for parliamentarians, the KO spokesman has said.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has said that the president-proposed 60 percent pay rise for parliamentarians is simply treating them as any other professional group.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has been named as one of six new vice presidents of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, PAP has learned.
Vice-President of the European Commission Vera Jourova has suggested that an effort is being made to limit freedom of the media in Poland.
Polish President Andrzej Duda, speaking at a press conference on Thursday, expressed satisfaction with an election agreement that the parties comprising the ruling United Right coalition had managed to reach the day before.
Incumbent President Andrzej Duda pledged on Monday that if he keeps his post, there will certainly not be a liquidation of 500 Plus child aid programme and the retirement age will not be raised. "I'm for a Poland Plus," he said.
Incumbent President Andrzej Duda' election staff head and former PM Beata Szydlo, along with Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk, symbolically inaugurated the re-election campaign in the southern Polish city of Krakow on Monday.
MEP Elżbieta Rafalska, a former Polish family and labour minister, will be recommended to become the chair of the European Parliament's Employment Committee, a source close to the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) has told PAP.
The EU Commission for Employment and Social Affairs will choose its chairman in Brussels on Wednesday. Beata Szydło, a former Polish prime minister and current member of the European Parliament, is a candidate for this position.