Polish debate hosted by Shrewsbury MP hailed a success

Polish debate hosted by Shrewsbury MP hailed a success

A debate on the role of Poles in the UK, held  at the House of Commons, gave the Polish community a voice, organisers say. James Dixon, an award winning barrister at No5 Chambers, was one of a number of speakers at the event organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Poland, British Polish Law Association [...]

Daniel Kawczynski MP: Defending our Eastern European NATO allies is vital to our own security

Daniel Kawczynski MP: Defending our Eastern European NATO allies is vital to our own security

The bedrock principle and success of NATO from its inception is the concept that an attack on any one of the 28 members is an attack on all. Once a country has been admitted to membership it benefits from guarantees of mutual defence in return for accepting concomitant responsibilities. On my recent visit to Warsaw on [...]

British-Polish Chamber of Commerce meets Daniel Kawczynski MP

British-Polish Chamber of Commerce meets Daniel Kawczynski MP

Daniel Kawczynski MP, who was recently appointed as David Cameron's Special Advisor on Central and Eastern Europe and Eastern Europeans living in the UK, addressed a breakfast meeting of BPCC members at the British Polish Business Centre on 1 September. Mr Kawczynski, the only Polish-born MP, chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Poland. He has [...]

Daniel Kawczynski MP: My vision as the Prime Minister’s adviser on Eastern Europe

Daniel Kawczynski MP: My vision as the Prime Minister’s adviser on Eastern Europe

The post-war years have seen dramatic changes in Eastern Europe. The geopolitical map has been transformed from the Cold War era in which, under the yoke of the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact, countries like Poland, Hungary and the GDR struggled in state-controlled economies where GDP figures were stifled or invented. Two decades on from the fall [...]