Polish governor appeals to ECB for support against removal

Lagarde says “not lawful” impeachment could harm central bank independence

Adam Glapiński
Adam Glapiński

The governor of the Polish central bank, Adam Glapiński, has appealed to the European Central Bank for aid against a potential bid by the new parliamentary majority to impeach him.

The National Bank of Poland sent a letter to the ECB dated November 15, according to the ECB’s own response. ECB president Christine Lagarde sent that reply on December 1, saying “any measure affecting your ability to perform your duties as Governor of NBP may, if not lawful, affect your independence and by extension

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