The European Commission (EC) has advised Poland to hasten its fulfillment of the "milestones" set by the Commission to resolve a protracted rule-of-law conflict, and thus gain access to a multi-billion post-pandemic recovery fund.
Two German MEPs, Daniel Freund and Fritz Koerner, are largely responsible for the EC's decision to block post-pandemic recovery funding for Poland on rule-of-law grounds, the German Der Spiegel weekly has revealed.
Poland will get access to EU post-pandemic funding once a Supreme Court bill reforming the disciplinary regime for judges becomes law, the EU's agriculture commissioner has said adding there are assurances of that in writing from the European Commission.
Poland's ruling United Right coalition has been doing everything it can to secure billions of euros in EU funding, the leader of the major coalition partner has said.
Poland's Constitutional Tribunal has begun proceedings on a presidential motion to review an amended law on Poland's Supreme Court, the head of the Tribunal said on Monday.
The leader of a small Eurosceptic ally in Poland's ruling United Right coalition has praised the president's decision to refer a judiciary reform bill to the Constitutional Tribunal for an evaluation.
Poland's president has said he has decided to send a key bill reforming the disciplinary regime for judges to the Constitutional Tribunal (TK) for an evaluation before signing it into law.
A small Eurosceptic ally in Poland's ruling United Right coalition has appealed to the country's president to veto a recently-passed reform that is meant to meet EU requirements for the release of billions of euros in post-pandemic recovery funding for Poland.
The Sejm, the lower house of Poland's parliament, has rejected all of the amendments introduced by the Senate to a Supreme Court bill, a regulation prepared in order to increase Poland's chances of getting its long-awaited EU post-pandemic recovery funds.
Poland's EU minister has warned senators that they risk torpedoing Poland's chances of accessing an EU post-pandemic fund if they submit amendments to a new law on the Polish Supreme Court designed to unblock the funding,