PMR Online access    |   tel. +48 12 340 51 00    |   E-mail: info@pmrcorporate.com
 


 

Deputy PM Pawlak resigns


2012-11-20



Waldemar Pawlak on 19 November stepped down from the posts of Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister. His resignation was accepted by Prime Minister Donald Tusk.

Mr. Pawlak decided to quit his cabinet posts after he was defeated in a leadership contest within his Polish Peasants Party (PSL), the junior coalition partner, two days previously.

The party will retain the economy portfolio, with a new PSL-backed Economy Minister to be appointed after 1 December, PM Tusk said after a meeting with Mr. Pawlak's successor as PSL leader, Janusz Piechocinski, adding that there would be no major cabinet reshuffle.

Mr. Piechocinski says he has no intention to join the government.

Mr. Pawlak was the motive force behind the economic deregulation bill enacted by the Sejm on 16 November – see the news item "Sejm passes business-friendly changes to VAT and other laws".



Browse and search in our archive »


subscribe to PMR RSS NEWS channelsSubscribe to PMR RSS NEWS channels »




Free monthly e-letter containing latest news, analyses and business information on economic situation in Poland, Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan.
Relevant news
 

Useful links         Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2018 PMR. All rights reserved.

PMR is a British-American company providing market information, advice and services to international businesses interested in Central and Eastern Europe as well as other emerging markets. PMR key areas of operation include business publications (through PMR Publications), consultancy (through PMR Consulting) and market research (through PMR Research). With over fourteen years of experience, high international standards in projects and publications, highly skilled multilingual staff and a wide network of co-operating research companies and market experts, PMR is one of the largest companies of its type in the region.