Poland's PM: Changes in Cabinet in November

WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk says he will shuffle his Cabinet later this month as he tries to improve the government's image before 2015 parliamentary elections.

Tusk's pro-market government took office in 2007 and is the longest-serving since Poland shed communism in 1989. But it has been rapidly losing voter support following a string of unpopular decisions meant to address the growing budget deficit.

They include raising the retirement age to 67 from 60 for women and 65 for men, and a plan to revamp the pension system that would transfer part of people's pension savings from private funds to a state account.

Critics say Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski, who endorsed those plans, has to go, along with the administration, sports and education ministers.

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