Ministry of Regional Development (Poland)

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Ministry of Regional Development
Ministerstwo Rozwoju Regionalnego
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Agency overview
Formed 31 October 2005
Dissolved 27 November 2013
Superseding agency Ministry of Infrastructure and Development
Headquarters ul. Wspólna 2/4, Warsaw
Parent agency Council of Ministers
Website www.mrr.gov.pl

The Ministry of Regional Development (Polish: Ministerstwo Rozwoju Regionalnego) was a ministerial department within the government of Poland. The ministry was created under the premiership of Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz on 31 October 2005, having its functions devolved from the previous Ministry of Economy and Labour. The department was merged with the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Marine Economy in November 2013 under Prime Minister Donald Tusk, creating the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development.[1]

Functions[edit]

The Ministry of Regional Development responsibilities included the coordination of policy between central and local government, drafting national strategies concerning regional economic development, and overseeing the use of European Union structural and cohesion funds.

List of ministers[edit]

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Party Term of Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
JKRUK 20090429 GRAŻYNA GĘSICKA IMG 6411.jpg Grażyna Gęsicka
(1951-2010)
Law and Justice 31 October 2005 7 September 2007 Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
(Marcinkiewicz)
Jarosław Kaczyński
(Kaczyński)
Kaczynski Jaroslaw 1 070.JPG Jarosław Kaczyński (acting)
(1949-)
Law and Justice 7 September 2007 11 September 2007 Jarosław Kaczyński
(Kaczyński)
JKRUK 20090429 GRAŻYNA GĘSICKA IMG 6411.jpg Grażyna Gęsicka
(1951-2010)
Law and Justice 11 September 2007 16 November 2007 Jarosław Kaczyński
(Kaczyński)
Elżbieta Bieńkowska Kancelaria Senatu.jpg Elżbieta Bieńkowska
(1964-)
Independent
(2007-2011)
Civic Platform
(2011-2013)
16 November 2007 27 November 2013 Donald Tusk
(Tusk I-Tusk II)

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