– This is not a place for a show. This is a place for work, said Szymon Hołownia, summarizing the proceedings during the first meeting of the new term of office of the Sejm. The new marshal emphasized that he “felt a huge burden” resting on his shoulders.
On Monday, November 13, the first session of the Sejm of the 10th term began. The atmosphere that prevailed on the street that day. Wiejska, summed up Szymon Hołownia.
– It was probably a difficult day for all new parliamentarians. These over 100 people who sat in the Sejm for the first time probably sometimes had the impression that they had bought tickets for a different spectacle, that they were not aware of what was happening in the Sejm hall, which was sometimes not picked up by the microphones (…). It was something unbelievable, these shouts, this insulting each other – said the speaker of the lower house of parliament on TVN24.
Szymon Hołownia warns. He mentioned “a disgraceful failure”
Monika Olejnik asked the politician whether after the first days of work there was a moment of doubt or whether the question arose: “why do I need all this?” – I felt with full responsibility what a huge burden rests on my shoulders and on the shoulders of every parliamentarian who wants the renewal of this Sejm. I said it clearly: if we leave this building in four years, at the end of our term, and it will still be the same as it was and is now, it means that we have failed miserably – said Szymon Hołownia.
– The Sejm is there to solve people’s problems, to argue, to discuss, not to turn it into an inn where people shout at, insult and humiliate each other – continued the leader of Poland 2050.
Szymon Hołownia: I’ve had enough of shows in my life
Monika Olejnik asked Szymon Hołownia whether he believed that PiS decided to “test” him, and the scenes from the first days of the Sejm session were a kind of “fluke, wave”. – I don’t know. I can also read it that way. However, I know that this law, which was written in the rules of procedure of the Sejm, cannot lead to someone trying to troll the proceedings of the Sejm. I want to guard the dignity of the Sejm, emphasized Szymon Hołownia.
– I’ve had enough of shows in my life – said the politician. – But you have talent, right? – asked Monika Olejnik, referring to the program that Szymon Hołownia hosted for years. – Some PiS MPs shouted about it very loudly. However, this is not a place for a show. This is simply a place for work, emphasized the Speaker of the Sejm.