Law and Justice lost four votes at the Wednesday session of the Sejm. They concerned the postponement of the session of the Sejm, the extension of the agenda to include information from the President of the Supreme Audit Office, Marian Banas, on the irregularities detected by the Supreme Audit Office in the organization of the presidential elections of May last year, the extension of the agenda to include information from the Minister of Health on the organization of the National Immunization Program and the extension of the agenda. for the Prime Minister’s information on the National Reconstruction Plan.
On Wednesday, after 5 p.m., the voting block began in the Sejm. The agenda of the meeting included, among other things, voting on the draft amendment to the Broadcasting Act called lex anti-TVN.
Law and Justice loses votes in the Sejm
In the seventh point, a request for information from the Minister of Health was put to the vote on the organization of the National Vaccination Program with an increased number of vaccine deliveries and information on disposed doses. 228 deputies were in favor, 227 against – no one abstained.
Law and Justice also lost another vote. This time, a vote was passed to extend the agenda to include information from the President of the Supreme Audit Office, Marian Banas, on the irregularities detected by the Supreme Audit Office in the activities undertaken by public authorities and institutions in connection with the organization or preparation of the presidential elections ordered on May 10, 2020 with the use of postal voting.
The ruling party also lost the vote on extending the agenda to include the information from Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. National Plan for Reconstruction and Increasing Resilience, as well as conducting a debate on the above information. There were 229 MPs in favor of the Prime Minister’s information on the KPO, 227 against – and 4 did not vote.
Opposition MPs – PSL leader Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz and KO MP Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz – also requested that the Sejm session be adjourned. The first to be voted on was the proposal of the peasantry leader. 229 members supported the motion, 227 were against. No one abstained. Two PiS MPs: Violetta Porowska and Marek Wesoły did not take part in the vote. From the PiS club, Stanisław Bukowiec, Magdalena Sroka, Michał Wypij, Iwona Michałek and Jarosław Gowin – all from the Agreement – voted for the motion.
The motion to adjourn the meeting was also supported by all Kukiz’15 MPs: Paweł Kukiz, Jarosław Sachajko, Stanisław Tyszka and Stanisław Żuk.
After these votes, the Marshal of the Sejm, Elżbieta Witek, informed that the session of the Sejm had been postponed until September.