Iwona Sulik named gov’t spokesperson

Iwona Sulik will be the spokesperson of Poland’s new government led by Ewa Kopacz, Polish Radio reported. Until now, she was an assistant to Kopacz when the current PM held the position of Sejm speaker.

Locked content President officially nominates Kopacz government

President Bronisław Komorowski handed the official nominations to Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz and 18 ministers of her government, 13 of which had also been members of the government of Donald Tusk. Cezary Grabarczyk replaces Marek Biernacki as minister of justice, Grzegorz Schetyna replaces Radosław S...

Kopacz presents new government

Prime minister-designate Ewa Kopacz presented her government on Friday morning. Changes have been made in the foreign affairs, interior, justice and infrastructure ministries. Apart from that, Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak has been named deputy prime minister.

Kopacz officially named future PM by president

President Bronisław Komorowski has formally asked Ewa Kopacz to form a new government after the resignation of Donald Tusk. New ministers should be sworn in on September 22 and on September 27 the new PM will present her program to the Sejm.

Locked content No date set for announcing new government

Prime Minister Donald Tusk will file his resignation most likely next week, but no date has been set yet, government spokesperson Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska told Polish Radio. After that, the appointment of a new PM and government will be the president’s responsibility, Kidawa-Błońska added. When a n...

Locked content CBOS: Tusk unwanted as Prime Minister

The number of Poles accepting Donald Tusk as Poland’s Prime Minister is 26 percent, according to a CBOS survey conducted in August. It is the lowest score since January 1, 2014. According to the survey, 60 percent are negative about Donald Tusk as PM. This is 5 percentage points more than in July. S...

Locked content Government losing popularity

According to the latest poll by CBOS, 38 percent of Poles (two percent up from last month) are against Donald Tusk’s government, 26 percent of polled are supporting his cabinet. Only 29 percent (down by 5 percent) of Poles are happy that Donald Tusk is the Prime Minister, while 55 percent are not ha...

Government survives no confidence vote

Poland’s lower house of parliament rejected a no confidence motion against the government of Prime Minister Donald Tusk during a vote on Friday. Only 155 MPs supported the motion filed by Law and Justice (PiS), while 236 were against it and 60 abstained from the vote.