“We have a government” – this is the message Arleta Zalewska, a reporter of “Fakty” TVN, received yesterday evening from one of the politicians who knows well the behind-the-scenes negotiations of the leaders of the future government coalition. The key meeting to close this stage of talks took place yesterday. – Health and education for the Civic Coalition, science plus something extra for the Left – another politician tells us. This “something extra” is an important position of representative in the government. There is still a fight going on here. On the table – according to our unofficial information – is, among others, the candidacy of MP Katarzyna Kotula.
– It is never the case that everyone will achieve all their strategic goals – he tells us Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, when we ask whether leaders leave the table satisfied. He adds: it’s difficult with two games, but here we have four. But I think everyone has the feeling of a mission well completed. Conversations among: Donald TuskWładysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, Szymon HołowniaWłodzimierz Czarzasty and Robert Biedroń have been going on since October 27. In the meantime, Donald Tusk met with specific candidates for ministers, with individual leaders and their associates. This was the time when the team for the coalition agreement was also working. The agreement was signed, and the Sejm majority elected Szymon Hołownia as the Speaker of the Sejm and the deputy speakers of their choice.
According to unofficial information obtained by “Fakty” TVN, the composition of Donald Tusk’s future government:
- Donald Tusk – Prime Minister
- Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defense
- Krzysztof Gawkowski – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Digitization
- Adam Bodnar – Minister of Justice
- Radosław Sikorski – Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Adam Szłapka – Minister for European Union Affairs
- Marcin Kierwiński – Minister of Interior and Administration
- Tomasz Siemoniak – special services coordinator
- Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz – Minister of Culture and National Heritage
- Andrzej Domański – Minister of Finance
- Borys Budka – Minister of State Assets
- Sławomir Nitras – Minister of Sport and Tourism
- Barbara Nowacka – Minister of Education
- Izabela Leszczyna – Minister of Health
- Dariusz Klimczak – Minister of Infrastructure
- Krzysztof Hetman – Minister of Development and Technology
- Czesław Siekierski – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
- Paulina Hennig-Kloska – Minister of Climate and Environment
- Michael Kobosko – Minister of Funds and Regional Policy
- Agnieszka Dziemianowicz-Bąk – Minister of Family and Social Policy
- candidate of the Left – Minister of Science and Higher Education
First about the names Barbara Nowacka and Izabela Leszczyna wrote “Gazeta Wyborcza”.
The leaders of the Left fought until the end to ensure that their candidate received the position of Minister of Education. Even though the chances for this were slim, negotiations continued yesterday. Today we already know that the Left will have three ministries, including science and higher education. – We have several great candidates for this position. We are in talks – a Leftist politician tells us. – It’s a matter of a few days for our candidate to meet Donald Tusk. There will be a surprise – he adds.
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