Conservative Senator to challenge party brass over interim leadership selection rules

Conservative Party president John Walsh says in his letter that he will communicate to the 'newly elected House of Commons caucus' to select an interim leader, but Newfoundland Senator David Wells says it should be the 'Parliamentary caucus,' as stated in the party's constitution.

Outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper resigned as Conservative Party leader on Oct. 19 but indicated he would stay on as an MP.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 12:03 AM

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