“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.
We have prepared solutions that involves a reduction in the excises and surcharges included in electricity bills; the project will encompass 17.5 million energy customers; private households, businesses and local governments, the Polish PM has told PAP.
Poland is faced with a declining population, as are most EU countries, so the Polish government has proposed new measures to encourage people to have children. The new package of proposals, called “Mama Plus”, continues the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party’s emphasis on supporting families, now with a focus on motherhood, from pregnancy to giving mothers of 4 children or more a minimum retirement pension.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday met the parents of children with disabilities, who protested in parliament demanding bigger allowances for disabled children.
Demographic programmes, family assistance programmes, and a complex programme of support for senior citizens will be the areas of activity of a new Social Committee of the Council of Ministers headed by deputy Prime Minister Beata Szydlo.