"The state we found it in attests to a lack of respect for taxpayer money," stated presidential minsiter Andrzej Dera.
Poor show, Polonius. The villa was left in that state by Lech Kaczyński.
PSL abstained from voting, signalling according to some the possibility of informal voting coalitions with the government in future.
Doesn't mean very much, they tend to keep out of partisan politics.
According to the authors of the amendment, the change is aimed at counteracting exceptionally high severance packages and compensation for board members of companies owned by the Treasury.
And you honestly think that they won't simply agree an alternative form of compensation?
The passed amendement will see five judges standing for re-election to the Tribunal.
Utterly unbelievable. Within one week, they're already stamping all over the Constitution.
Having said that, the most interesting thing from this past week has been Gowin. He's already made it crystal clear that he intends to bring reform to the university sector, including bringing genuine competition between public and private universities for state funds, as well as funding less in the humanities and concentrating on science. Given that PiS are mostly made up of "soft" graduates, this hasn't gone down well at all.