Locked content Civic Platform losing support – poll

Support for the ruling Civic Platform has dropped by 5 percentage points over the last month, according to a poll carried out by TNS Polska. Only 23 percent of the respondents said they would vote for the party in parliamentary elections. A month ago the figure was 28 percent. Main opposition party ...

Locked content Ziobro offers to quit politics

Zbigniew Ziobro, leader of the Solidarna Polska party, told TVP Info on Monday that he was ready to quit politics if this was necessary for the sake of uniting Poland’s political right wing. “If I am an obstacle for [Law and Justice leader] Jarosław Kaczyński, it’s hard luck,” Ziobro said. “It’s onl...

Locked content Gowin and Ziobro join forces, Kaczyński calls for unity

Politicians Jarosław Gowin and Zbigniew Ziobro, leaders of the Poland Together and Solidarna Polska parties, have announced the launch of their mutual parliamentary caucus, Sprawiedliwa Polska (“Fair Poland”). The caucus will include at least 15 Mps, they said on Friday. Gowin will be the head of th...
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Sejm against dismissing interior minister

Poland’s lower house of parliament rejected the second no confidence motion filed by opposition party Law and Justice, this time against Interior Minister Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz. The minister got 235 votes in support, while 213 MPs voted in favor of the motion.

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.

Sejm debates no confidence vote

Poland’s lower house of parliament held a debate on Wednesday regarding the planned vote of no confidence against the government and against Interior Minister Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz. It is already known that both coalition parties will support the government and that left-wing MPs will abstain from ...

Locked content No confidence votes moved to Friday

The Sejm will consider no confidence motions filed by main opposition party Law and Justice on Friday and not on Wednesday, Polish Television reported. The votes will be separately against Interior Minister Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz and the government as a whole. The parliament will debate both motions...

Locked content PiS to cooperate with Solidarna Polska?

Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of main opposition party Law and Justice (PiS), presented right-wing rival Solidarna Polska (SP) with a proposal of some form of cooperation, SP leader Zbigniew Ziobro told the Polish Press Agency. The meeting between Kaczyński and Ziobro took two hours. Another one is...

Locked content Coalition parties discuss further steps

“The participants have confirmed the stability of the coalition,” government spokesperson Paweł Graś told Polish Radio after a meeting between Civic Platform (PO) and Polish People’s Party (PSL) representatives on Monday evening. The meeting took two and a half hours and was focused on the planned n...

People want politicians to bull**** them

Deputy Prime Minister Elżbieta Bieńkowska, who is in charge of Poland’s Infrastructure and Development Ministry, got herself into hot water recently. In response to reporters’ questions over several trains being delayed due to freezing weather conditions, she replied: “Sorry, that’s just the kind of...