By chance or design, the cuts will also help the hard-pressed pension system save money.
If they prove successful, the newly appointed prime minister’s plans could bring PiS the popularity boost it needs to cement its rule.
Relations have deteriorated as the national narratives of each side collide head-on.
The court proceedings signal Brussel’s willingness to enforce the policy, but EU Council chief Donald Tusk has called the furore ‘divisive.’
Conservative parliament passes bill despite claims it will cramp the economy and cut jobs.
Warsaw unlikely to face serious sanctions despite barrage of criticism.
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