Poland's biggest trade unions and employers have issued a joint appeal to the government to introduce mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations as new infections are rising fast, threatening the country's economic recovery.
After nine months of 2021, central and local governments in Poland recorded a deficit of PLN 3.1 billion (EUR 684 million), the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Thursday.
Donald Tusk, the leader of Poland’s main opposition party, has sharply criticised the government and has blamed it for increased inflation.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland's ruling party and a deputy prime minister, has said he will leave the government by the end of March to prepare his party for the next election.
The government's alleged use of spyware to eavesdrop on the opposition warrants its dismissal, the speaker of Poland's Senate, the upper house of parliament, said on Tuesday.
The government's handling of the pandemic has attracted more criticism than praise for the first time since April, a poll has found.
As many as 70 percent of Poles have criticised the government for not having taken appropriate action to stem inflation, which recently approached 8 percent, a poll has shown.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Law and Justice, Poland’s governing party, who is also a deputy prime minister, said that he may need to remain in the government.
The Polish prime minister in the long-expected government reshuffle has named new agriculture, climate and development and technology ministers, and reinstated the Ministry of Sports and Tourism.
Thirty nine percent of Poles support the government, 46 percent criticise its work, and 15 percent have no opinion in the matter, according to a survey by the CBOS pollster revealed on Friday.