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MPs says they don't have the time or resources to properly scrutinize bills, spending

Feds say they can't reveal plans, costs on crime bill and government-wide budget freezes, call it 'Cabinet confidence.'

Parliamentarians don't have enough time, resources, or sufficient information to adequately do their jobs properly, especially when it comes to passing legislation and scrutinizing spending estimates.

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MPs says they don't have the time or resources to properly scrutinize bills, spending

Feds say they can't reveal plans, costs on crime bill and government-wide budget freezes, call it 'Cabinet confidence.'

Parliamentarians don't have enough time, resources, or sufficient information to adequately do their jobs properly, especially when it comes to passing legislation and scrutinizing spending estimates.

  

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