The new Chairman of the Polish Sejm (lower house of Parliament) elected on Thursday Marek Kuchcinski, reports journalist Last news .
in the Polish capital on Thursday opened the first meeting of the Saeima of the new convocation. The next parliamentary elections were held in Poland on October 25. For the first time in the modern history of Poland political party received an overwhelming number of seats in the Seimas and will be able to form a government without the help of coalition parties." Law and justice " has 235 seats in the 460. For the statement of the government in the Sejm 231 own voice.
people's deputies of the Sejm took the oath, the lower chamber of the Polish Parliament began its work. In accordance with the Constitution of Poland, at the first meeting of the new Sejm the Prime Minister of Poland ewa kopacz (from the party "Civic platform" ) resigned.
After the break the MPs proceeded to elect the Parliament's leadership. For the position of speaker of the Sejm Marek claimed Kuchcinski (from the party "Law and justice" ) and Cornel Morawiecki (" Kukiz-15 " ). The candidate Kuchcinski voted 406 people's deputies, for Moravcova - 42 MP. The voting was attended by 458 people's deputies out of 460.
Kuchcinski was born 9 August 1955 in przemy?l, Polish politician, journalist, and cultural figure. He was elected people's Deputy of the Sejm IV, V, VI, VII and VIII convocations. Twice he was elected Deputy head of the Sejm of Poland. In 1981 he joined the Solidarity trade Union, opposition activity was placed in jail by the Communist authorities of Poland. Awarded Ukrainian order "for merits" the third degree. He is married and has 3 children.
according to the results of the elections to the Polish Sejm passed: "Law and justice" - 235 seats, Civic platform is 138, the movement of a rock musician Paul Kalisa "Kukiz-15" - 42 mandate, the new liberal party Ryszard Petru "Modern Poland" - 28 parliamentarians, the Polish peasant party - 16 people's deputies. German national minority represented in the Sejm by one MP.