The Polish opposition appealed to the Prosecutor about the legality of voting for the budget in the Seimas

Польская оппозиция обратилась в прокуратуру по поводу законности голосования за бюджет в Сейме

The Polish opposition appealed to the Prosecutor concerning the actions of the Marshal of the Sejm Marek Kuchcinski during the meeting of December 16 and the legality of the vote for the budget. In particular, the leader of the party Nowoczesna Ryszard Petru filed an appeal to the district Prosecutor’s office in Warsaw, which reported about a possible crime the speaker of the Saeima, according to

Peter asked the public Prosecutor to submit to the Saeima a petition to remove the immunity of Kurzemskogo.

Marshal of the Sejm, the opposition accuses of dereliction of official duties, in particular the inadequate informing all members of meetings of the diet, the failure of a quorum, the limitation of MPs.

As reported by RMF24, the head of the largest opposition party Civic platform and former Minister of foreign Affairs Grzegorz Schetyna also announced the intention to contact the Prosecutor’s office about the vote for the state budget.

Opposition MPs claim that during yesterday’s vote, MPs from the ruling party “law and justice” have added their names to the list of those present after the adjournment of the meeting.

As reported, the opposition in protest against the restrictions on journalists in the diet blocked the parliamentary rostrum.

Under the new rules, from next year, the record at the meeting will be able to conduct only five Polish broadcasters. The initiators of these restrictions stated that journalists distract the deputies, asking unnecessary questions.

Deputies of opposition parties called the innovation of restriction of freedom of speech and stood for a few hours near the rostrum of the speaker of the Seimas, having broken, thus, a vote for the budget in 2017 at the decision of deputies of the ruling party’s vote was moved to another room.

Now the opposition accuses the MPs from the ruling party “Law and justice” in the fact that they adopted a budget for next year with violations of the law.

So, in the night of Saturday, under the diet building has gathered more than 2 thousand protesters who blocked the exits from Parliament. However, the police pushed them, and the deputies of the ruling party were able to leave the diet.

The head of the Ministry of internal Affairs (MIA) of Poland Mariusz Blashak considers the actions of the opposition in the Polish Sejm as an attempt of seizure of power.