PM Szydło defends govt’s economic development record so far

Prime Minister Beata Szydło will meet with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Development Mateusz Morawiecki in order to review ongoing economic development plans. “We will talk about the tasks under the plan for the responsible development,” announced Szydło during an interview with ...

PM Szydło asked about nepotism in state-owned companies

Polish Prime Minister Beat Szydło stated that investigations into political patronage appointments to Law and Justice (PiS) family members in state-owned companies will be revealed in time. She was referring to the allegations as to nepotism exercised by her party members, while speaking to reporter...

Szydło, Rafalska announce changes for social programs for 2017

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło announced her responses to recently-implemented policies – such as changes to the minimum wage and increased disability benefits – by the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Services, headed by Elżbieta Rafalska. She was speaking at a press conference on Thursday...

Locked content Pensions only for 15 years of work or more

Poles will have the right to receive pension only if they have been working for 15 years or more, according to a list of recommendation to the pension system reform the government has been preparing in line with its campaign program, daily Gazeta Wyborcza reported. Prime Minister Beata Szydło has su...

Locked content Szydło: Budget is “stable”

As of the end of November of 2016, approximately half of the annual (2016) budget had been spent, the Polish Prime Minister, Beata Szydło, said in a press release on Thursday. However, the PM did not specify exactly what that amount would be at the end of 2016. Last week, the Ministry of Finance ann...

Polish Prime Minister sums up year, recent crisis in interview

Prime Minister Beata Szydło said that “successful” and “beneficial” economic development plans will continue in Poland during the coming year, and she assured the public that there would be no tax changes, and that her party, PiS, would consult in an open way with the Opposit...

Locked content Introduction of a single tax in Poland not yet certain – Polish PM

Poland’s Prime Minister Beata Szydło stressed to reporters on Thursday that the introduction of a uniform tax in Poland could not yet be confirmed. She was speaking at a press conference. “At the moment there is no change in the tax system. I once again emphasize – the end of the year (we will) pres...

Locked content Traffic accident in Jerusalem delays Szydło visit to Netanyahu

The motorcade of Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło was involved in a “major traffic accident” on Monday evening, according to the Israeli press. However, although three people were treated for wounds, there were no major injuries, reports said. The PM had been travelling to a dinner meeting with Is...