Poland’s new Eurosceptic president, Andrzej Duda, would fiercely oppose any suggested curbs to the rights of the 800,000 Poles in the UK

The election of Andrzej Duda as Poland’s new president is likely to further complicate David Cameron’s ongoing negotiations with the European Union regarding the UK’s future in the bloc.

Duda, a member of the nationalist Law and Justice party and a staunch conservative who once supported two-year jail terms for partaking in IVF treatment, was elected with 53% of the vote, defeating incumbent Bronisław Komorowski in a run-off on Sunday, according to exit polls.

If Cameron thinks he has gained an ally in his negotiations with Brussels, he is likely to be disappointed

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