Janusz Wojciechowski

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Janusz Wojciechowski
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Personal details
Born (1954-12-06) 6 December 1954 (age 64)
Rawa Mazowiecka, Poland
Political partyPolish People's Party (Before 2006)
Piast (2006–2010)
Law and Justice (2010–present)
Other political
affiliations
European People's Party (Before 2005)
Union for Europe of the Nations (2005–2009)
European Conservatives and Reformists (2009–present)
EducationUniversity of Łódź

Janusz Czesław Wojciechowski (born 6 December 1954 in Rawa Mazowiecka) is a Polish politician and was a long-standing Member of the European Parliament, elected from the Lodz Voivodship representing the Polish People's Party (PSL) (2004–2006), the Polish People's Party "Piast" (PSL "Piast") (2006–2010) and, lately, Law and Justice (since 2010). In 2016, he left the parliament to become a member of the Court of Auditors.[1]

Wojciechowski was member of United People's Party, a Member of the Bureau of the European People's Party (EPP) from 2004–2006 and was vice-chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Wojciechowski was dismissed from his PSL party following his decision to leave the EPP for the Union for Europe of the Nations EU parliamentary grouping. Wojciechowski was a substitute for the Committee on Budgetary Control and a member of the Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia.

He ran on the Law and Justice list in the 2009 election, despite not being a party member. In November 2010, he joined Law and Justice.

Education[edit]

Career[edit]

  • 1977–1980: Articled to the public prosecutor
  • 1980–1993: Judge on the district court of Rawa Mazowiecka, judge on the provincial court of Skierniewice, judge on the appellate court of Warsaw
  • 1995–2001: President of the Supreme Chamber of Control
  • 1993–1995, 2001–2004: Member of Parliament of the Polish Republic
  • 1994–1995: Under-secretary of State at the Cabinet Office for legislative affairs
  • 1995–1999: Member of the Administration of EUROSAI – European Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions
  • 2001–2004: Vice-marshal of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland, Chairman of the Codifying Changes Committee
  • 2003-2002: Member of the Chief Executive Committee of the Polish People's Party (PSL)
  • 2004–2005: Chairman PSL
  • 2003–2004: Observer to the EP
  • 2004-2016: Member of the EP
  • 2016- : Member of the European Court of Auditors

See also: 2004 European Parliament election in Poland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EU approves Polish candidate for Court of Auditors".

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Elżbieta Bieńkowska
Polish European Commissioner
Nominee

Taking office 2019
Incumbent