Poręba in 2008
|Member of the European Parliament|
14 July 2009
|Born||Tomasz Piotr Poręba
March 31, 1973
Grybów, Lesser Poland Voivodeship
|Political party||Law and Justice|
In the late 90's he worked in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, then in the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) in Warsaw. Additionally, he was an employee of the National Bureau of Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PIS), where he worked as the Head of Information and Public Relations Department. He worked in the European Parliament in Brussels as Senior Advisor of the political group Union for Europe of the Nations in the Committee on Regional Development and then in the Committee on Foreign Affairs. He was the spokesperson for PiS in the European Parliament.
In 2009 he became a Member of the European Parliament. He was the vice-chairman of the Delegation of Law and Justice (PiS) in the European Parliament, a member of the Presidium of the European Conservatives and Reformists, and a member of the Committee on Regional Development (REGI)
In 2014 he was re-elected to the European Parliament, with 113,704 votes. He gained one of the best election results in Poland. Tomasz Poręba is vice-chairman of the Committee of Transport and Tourism in the European Parliament and vice-chairman of Law and Justice Delegation.
In 2014 Tomasz Poręba became the president of a conservative, European think tank called "New Direction".