Marian Banas, head of Poland's Supreme Audit Office (NIK), a body that oversees the functioning of the government and its agencies, has warned the European Commission (EC) that the Polish government may seek to curb NIK's control over the spending of EU funds.
A spokesperson for Poland's ruling party, the conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party, has described demands by the European Commission (EC) that Poland pays fines levied on it for failing to shut down a lignite mine as "groundless and unfair".
The European Commission has said that two summons to pay fines imposed on the Turow lignite mine had been sent to Poland and that no money had yet been received by the EC.
The European Commission (EC) has confirmed it has received a letter from the Polish government on the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court and will react "swiftly" to it, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.
A European Commission (EC) project classifying natural gas and nuclear power as sustainable energy is very beneficial for Poland, the Polish ambassador at the EU has told PAP.
The European Commission on Wednesday decided to trigger an EU law infringement procedure against Poland in connection with recent rulings by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal which questioned the primacy of EU over national law.
A spokesman for the European Commission (EC) has said that Poland's new media bill, dubbed 'lex TVN,' could threaten media freedom and pluralism in Poland by forcibly changing the ownership structure of media companies.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has stated that Poland is against the introduction of a new EU tax on households, but admitted that there was a strong lobby in the European Commission that supported such solution.
The Polish government has written to the European Commission asking permission to lower the VAT on fuels, the prime minister announced on Tuesday.
Poland has become the coordinator of the EU TeamEurope project for the distribution of vaccines to the Eastern Partnership countries.