Polish Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elżbieta Witek has decided that a European Parliament (EP) mandate owed to Poland after Brexit will go to ruling Law and Justice's (PiS) MP Dominik Tarczyński, the Sejm Information Centre reported on Saturday.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki attended a meeting of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party in Rzeszow, south-eastern Poland, on Sunday and said that Poland faces four major challenges: the economy, values, remembrance, and "the soul of the community."
Changes to the judicial system proposed by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party are aimed at preventing chaos in the justice system, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told a Tuesday press conference in Warsaw.
The new structure and line-up of Mateusz Morawiecki's government will be announced after a Friday evening meeting of the ruling party Law and Justice's political committee, government spokesman Piotr Muller has told PAP.
Poland, with a balanced budget planned for 2020, has room for fiscal stimulation, the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology wrote on Tuesday in response to a critical report from rating agency Moody's.
Incumbent ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) and its junior partners won Sunday's parliamentary election and secured a ruling majority in the lower house of parliament, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) said Monday evening announcing the official results of the vote.
Poland's ruling coalition United Right, led by the conservative but socially-oriented Law and Justice party (PiS), received 43.6 percent of the vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections, an Ipsos exit poll for public and private TV stations showed.
“Poland is now experiencing an economic miracle and it seems that it is the national-conservatives who ensure the widespread use of prosperity by the general public. Not post-communists or the liberal-conservative Civic Platform,” says the Berlin newspaper.
With 99.25 percent of votes counted in the European Parliamentary elections, TFN takes a look at who won, who lost and who will represent Poland for the next five years. With only three main forces passing the election threshold, the distribution of 52 Polish seats in the EP is proving to be a close call in many cases.
Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) won the Sunday elections to the European Parliament having received 45.57 percent of votes, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) announced on Monday morning, presenting results from 99.25 percent of polling stations.