Locked content Parliament: second reading of court reform bill

The Polish Parliament did not agree to reject the bill for Supreme Court reform proposed by ruling Law and Justice party (PiS). Consequently, the second reading of the bill took place on Thursday evening. During the first reading opposition parties Civic Platform (PO), Modern (Nowoczesna), Polish Pe...

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 Poll: majority of Poles unsatisfied with parliament’s performanc...

Almost 75 percent of Poles evaluated the Sejm badly in a recent opinion poll conducted by CBOS. As much as half of the respondents were unsatisfied with the Senate, and only 25 percent of them claimed the upper house is doing its job well. The largest share of negative opinions were among the suppor...

Locked content Parliament paid PLN 26 mln in travel expenses

According to Rzeczpospolita.pl, parliamentarians claimed travel expenses worth PLN 26 million from the beginning of the current term to the end of 2013. As many as 114 deputies claimed the maximum allowable expense of PLN 35,103.60 per year for traveling with their private car. Claims seldom amount ...