Ministry of Regional Development (Poland)
|Ministerstwo Rozwoju Regionalnego|
Official governmental wall plaque
|Formed||31 October 2005|
|Dissolved||27 November 2013|
|Headquarters||ul. Wspólna 2/4, Warsaw|
|Parent agency||Council of Ministers|
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.
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
|Party||Term of Office||Prime Minister
|Law and Justice||31 October 2005||7 September 2007||Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
|Jarosław Kaczyński (acting)
|Law and Justice||7 September 2007||11 September 2007||Jarosław Kaczyński
|Law and Justice||11 September 2007||16 November 2007||Jarosław Kaczyński
|16 November 2007||27 November 2013||Donald Tusk
(Tusk I-Tusk II)
- "Poland: Elżbieta Bieńkowska will be Minister of Infrastructure and Development". Transportet.eu. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
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