“After talking to the PiS president, Deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Kaczyński and the president of the Republican Party, Adam Bielan, guided by the good of the United Right, I decided to resign from the minister’s office in the prime minister’s office,” Minister Michał Cieślak said on Twitter on Wednesday evening.
“Responsibility for the future of our political camp often requires making difficult decisions. I would like to thank Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki for his trust and cooperation,” Cieślak added in the next post.
Earlier on Wednesday, Deputy Prime Minister and PiS head Jarosław Kaczyński, during a meeting with the residents of Sochaczew, said that he was expecting the minister in the office of the prime minister for local government Michał Cieślak that he would resigni. He added that if Cieślak did not do it, he would be dismissed.
He put forward this expectation in connection with the case of the head of the post office from Pacanów, who got into an argument with the minister for local government, Michał Cieślak, and was to lose her job after his complaint. Ultimately though The Polish Post Office statedthat he would not bring any official consequences to her.
The case of the head of the post office from Pacanów
Head of the post office from Pacanów (Świętokrzyskie Province) Agnieszka Głazek she got into an argument with the minister for local government, Michał Cieślak. The conversation between her and the minister took place on June 3 at a Polish Post office.
The woman decided to talk to the politician about high prices. In an interview with TVN24, she told about the situation and admittedthat she was agitated and carried away by emotions. Shortly after the conversation, she received a phone call from the director’s office in Kielce. She was called “on the rug”. “The director told me that I would be disciplinary dismissed, because I was affected by a ministerial complaint because I talked about political issues with Mr. Cieślak. He accused me of using profanity, which was not true,” she told Gazeta Wyborcza.
Alone Minister Cieślak explained his behavior in conversation with journalists. – First of all, I want to say that I am sorry that such a situation even happened. I want to say here that my intention was not that someone would complain about the situation, that they wanted to have a better job, earn more. This applies to all of us, everyone would like to have a better job, earn better and have lower credit – he said, among others.
Asked several times by journalists as to exactly what the postmaster had told him, he did not reply.
Minister Cieślak also referred to the existing situation earlieron Tuesday.
Main photo source: Leszek Szymański / PAP