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 [...]

Daniel Kawczyński wzywa do sprzeciwu wobec sankcji UE na Polskę

Daniel Kawczyński wzywa do sprzeciwu wobec sankcji UE na Polskę

20 grudnia 2017, dzień przed bilateralnym spotkaniem rządów Zjednoczonego Królestwa i Rzeczpospolitej Polski, brytyjski poseł polskiego pochodzenia, Daniel Kawczyński, napisał list do Premier Theresy May. Poseł odniósł się do doniesień medialnych, według których Guy Verhofstadt, lider frakcji liberałów w Parlamencie Europejskim, domagał się od Premier Wielkiej Brytanii wywarcia presji na Polskę. Poseł Kawczyński zaznaczył, że [...]

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 [...]

MP Daniel Kawczynski: My family was murdered by the Nazis

MP Daniel Kawczynski: My family was murdered by the Nazis

No matter the years that pass by, the horror and the sheer inhumanity of the Nazi actions do not diminish and nor should they. Just as we should never be allowed to forget the abhorrent actions of many people who would have considered themselves normal members of society, it’s equally important that we celebrate those [...]