Major Developments in Polish Politics
Szymon Hołownia chosen as the new Marshal of the Sejm
Szymon Hołownia has been elected as the new Marshal of the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish Parliament. Hołownia, a joint candidate of the Civic Coalition, the Third Way, and the New Left, received 265 votes in favor and will hold the office until November 13, 2025. In his inaugural speech, Hołownia announced several changes for the Sejm, including a focus on "patria" (homeland) rather than "partia" (party) and the removal of police barriers from the Sejm building. Read more
Barriers in front of the Sejm will finally be removed
Barriers that have been placed in front of the Sejm (Polish Parliament) since 2016 have been dismantled by activists and citizens. The new Marshal of the Sejm, Szymon Hołownia, announced that the barriers would be removed, stating that after seven years, it was time for a change. Read more
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has submitted his resignation
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has submitted his resignation during the first session of the new Sejm. He summarized the achievements of his government and apologized for any mistakes. He also proposed a new coalition to address Polish issues and invi...