Telegraph: Fears of Russian ‘blackmail’ over gas pipeline to Germany

Telegraph: Fears of Russian ‘blackmail’ over gas pipeline to Germany

Boris Johnson is being urged to join Britain's European allies opposing an attempt by Russia to boost the country's “economic influence” over the continent with a new pipeline transporting gas directly to Germany. A coalition of MPs, including Iain Duncan Smith, the former Conservative leader, and  Daniel Kawczynski, the chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on [...]

Daniel Kawczynski MP critical of EU move on Poland

Daniel Kawczynski MP critical of EU move on Poland

On Wednesday, the EU threatened Poland with the withdrawal of voting rights over its concerns about policies it claimed threaten the independence of the country’s judiciary. Frans Timmermans, vice-president of the commission, said that in two years 13 laws had been adopted that put at serious risk the independence of Poland’s judiciary and the separation [...]

Kawczynski begins cooperation with Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister Gliński

Kawczynski begins cooperation with Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister Gliński

On 7th December Daniel Kawczynski MP met with Poland's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Culture, Piotr Gliński. Amongst the issues discussed, politicians spoke about Poland's looted art during the Second World War and the era of communism. A number of artworks appear at London's auction houses, such as Sotheby's, and are illegally sold. Kawczynski [...]

Polish-born MP accepts honour for relative who saved Jews during the Holocaust

Polish-born MP accepts honour for relative who saved Jews during the Holocaust

Polish-born MP received an award in Warsaw on Monday in honour of his great-uncle who sheltered seven Jewish families during the Holocaust before being discovered and killed. Daniel Kawczynski, the MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham, picked up the ‘From the Depths Zabinski Award’ on behalf of his grandfather’s brother Jan. Speaking to Jewish News ahead [...]