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.
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,
The European Parliament (EP) should stop criticising Poland for alleged rule-of-law problems when it has been unable to stop corruption in its own ranks, Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has said.
The governing party Law and Justice (PiS) is hoping the opposition backs a bill amending the law on the Supreme Court that could unlock Poland's access to billions of euros in EU funding frozen for months due to rule-of-law concerns, the party's spokesperson has said.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has said that he expects consultations on the amended Supreme Court bill to be held later today.
The advocate general of the European Court of Justice (CJEU) has said that a judge can only be brought to justice by an independent court, in an opinion issued on the case of a Polish judge who has become a figurehead for the opposition in Poland to changes to the country’s judicial system.
The EC commissioners are said to have approved draft legislative changes in Poland’s judicial system currently regarded by Brussels as a threat to the rule of law, EU sources have told PAP.
Poland’s chances of gaining access to billions of euros in post-pandemic recovery funding have improved after the European Commission signed an operational arrangements document.
The unblocking of Poland's access to EU post-pandemic recovery funding is essential for the country’s continuous support for Ukraine, a Polish deputy foreign minister has said.