Polish committee recommends Skrzypek to NBP

The Public Finances Committee of the Polish Parliament recommended Monday 8 January Slawomir Skrzypek to become the new head of the country's central bank.

Skrzypek won the non-binding recommendation, with 25 votes, while 14 legislators were against and two abstained.

To take the post, Skrzypek needs 231 votes of support in the lower house of 460 seats. The vote is expected Wednesday. Skrzypek told the committee earlier in the evening that he would defend the bank's independence and avoid sudde