Tomasz Poręba

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Tomasz Poręba
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Poręba in 2008
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
14 July 2009
Constituency Podkarpackie
Personal details
Born Tomasz Piotr Poręba
(1973-03-31) March 31, 1973 (age 43)
Grybów, Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Political party Law and Justice
Religion Roman Catholicism

Tomasz Piotr Poręba (born in 1973) is a Member of the European Parliament from Poland, historian and political scientist.

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)[1]

In 2011 he co-ordinated Law and Justice's national campaign to the Parliament. After the elections he became a member of the Political Committee of Law and Justice, the decisive body of the party.

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".

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