Beata Szydło delivers policy speech

Poland’s Prime Minister Beata Szydło said in her inauguration speech, delivered before parliament, that Poland will inject PLN 1 trillion into the economy to boost innovation and economic  growth.

Locked content President Duda names Beata Szydło as PM

President Andrzej Duda designated Law and Justice party (PiS) candidate Beata Szydlo as Prime Minister on Friday. The ceremony was held at the Presidential Palace on Krakowskie Przedmieście street. Szydło’s government is to be sworn in on Monday and the new PM is to give her acceptance speech ...

Locked content PM candidates debate ahead of elections

Two Prime Ministerial candidates Beata Szydło (PiS) and Ewa Kopacz (PO) clashed in a televised debated on Monday evening ahead of parliamentary elections. The debate was divided into three thematic blocks: the economy, foreign affairs and policy plans. Speaking about economic matters Prime Minister ...

Locked content PiS wants to liquidate copper tax

Beata Szydło, a candiate for MP of Poland’s main opposition party PiS, said in Lubin that she wants to abolish the mineral tax on silver and copper, which was introduced by the ruling Civic Platform (PO) in 2012 to tax Poland’s copper mining giant KGHM. “[KGHM] is the jewel in the ...

Locked content Beata Szydło waives her immunity

Law and Justice candidate for Prime Minister, Beata Szydło announced on her twitter account that she waived her MP immunity concerning a fine she had received in July for exceeding the speed limit. “I waived immunity in order to pay the fine. Something like that may happen to a driver but one ...

Locked content Poll: more Poles trust PM Kopacz than Szydło

President Andrzej Duda leads the recent trustworthiness rank carried out by CBOS. Duda scored 56 percent of votes. PM Ewa Kopacz was second (46 percent), nine pp points ahead of Beata Szydło, Law and Justice’s (PiS) candidate for PM post, t. Paweł Kukiz, the founder of Kukiz’15 movement ...

Locked content PiS wants to dissolve National Health Fund

Beata Szydło, Law and Justice (PiS) candidate for the Polish Prime Minister office said that if her political grouping wins this fall’s election, it will liquidate the National Health Fund (NFZ). The main opposition party proposes that the money committed for health care should be directly spe...

Locked content Poll: Ewa Kopacz would make a better PM than Beata Szydło

An opinion poll by Millward Brown showed that Poles claim that current Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz would be a better PM than Beata Szydło, the Law and Justice candidate for the post in the next parliamentary term. Kopacz garnered 39 percent (an increase of 5 p.p.) of positive opinion, while Szydło enj...

Locked content PiS rumored to announce Szydlo as PM candidate

According to Nasz Dziennik, the Law and Justice Party (PiS) will announce Beata Szydło as a candidate for Prime Minister this Saturday. In a piece published in Wednesday’s edition, Nasz Dziennik  claims that party leader Jarosław Kaczyński believes PiS will win the parliamentary election in the fall...