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Mateusz Morawiecki now Minister for Development and Finance

Prime Minister Beata Szydło has accepted the resignation of Minister of Finance Paweł Szałamacha (although many media outlets are describing it as a sacking). He is to be replaced by […]

Minister of Treasury dismissed amidst plans to dissolve ministry

Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has dismissed Minister of the Treasury, Dawid Jackiewicz, and appointed Henryk Kowalczyk, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Council of Ministers to supervise the ministry. […]

Cabinet of Poland

Beata Szydło Prime Minister Piotr Gliński Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and National Heritage Jaroslaw Gowin Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Science and Higher Education Mateusz Morawiecki […]

New Cabinet announced

Beata Szydlo is Poland’s new Prime Minister for the new Law and Justice Party (PiS) after their win in the general election of 25th October. The new parliament will meet […]

Law and Justice Party seize victory in general election

The opposition right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) led by Jarosław Kaczynski has won Poland’s general election. The PiS took 39.1% of the vote which will give them 242 of the […]

Parliamentary 2015

Elections to both houses of the National Assembly took place on 25 October 2015. Sejm Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS) 235 Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska, PO) 138 Kukiz’15 […]

Change of government likely in general election today

If the opinion polls are correct then the people of Poland are planning to vote in a brand new government today. It looks very much as though the ruling centre-right […]

IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Poland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Poland Press Release No. 15/335 July 14, 2015 On July 10, 2015, the Executive Board of the International […]

Kopacz appoints new Ministers

Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz has named a new batch of Ministers after the mass sackings which took place last week over the so called ‘Waitergate’ scandal. The new appointees will […]

PM announces Ministerial resignations over Waitergate

Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz has announced a number of resignations including three Ministers and three Deputy Ministers along with the Speaker of the Sejm Radoslaw Sikorski have resigned their positions. […]

Andrzej Duda wins Presidential poll

Andrzej Duda of the opposition Law and Justice (PiS) party has won the Presidential election according to exit polls published after yesterday’s second round contest. Duda is said to have […]

Presidential 2015

The election took place in two rounds. The first round was on 10 May 2015 and a second round run-off took place on 24 May 2015. In the first round […]

Presidential election goes to second round

The Polish Presidential election will go to a second round on 24th May after the result was inconclusive in Sunday’s poll. In a surprise result for the first round, incumbent […]

Poland elects a new President

Poland goes to the polls today to elect a new President. The President is elected by universal suffrage for a five year term. Although the President has few powers the […]

Local government elections in Poland today

Poland goes to the polls today to elect around 47,000 local councillors and around 2,700 village, town and city mayors. There are about 39,000 municipal, just over 6,000 county and […]

Full line-up of new cabinet

Prime minister-designate Ewa Kopacz announced her new cabinet at 10 a.m. this morning local time. In the government announcement the Prime Minister said “This is a cabinet of strong personalities.” […]

Ewa Kopacz is new Prime Minister

President Bronislaw Komorowski has appointed the Speaker of the lower house of parliament, the Sejm, Ewa Kopacz to be Poland’s next Prime Minister. She replaces Donald Tusk who is leaving […]

PM Tusk and Cabinet will resign today

Prime Minister Donald Tusk will hand in his and his Cabinet’s resignation today to President Bronislaw Komorowski. The move comes after Tusk was made President of the European Council last […]