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NDP to hold own committee-style hearings on F-35s Tuesday on Parliament Hill

NDP MPs want to gather information they were unable to get before the House’s summer recess.

Photographs by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
The truth and nothing but: NDP MP Malcolm Allen, left, wants to hear testimony from Defence Minister Peter MacKay, centre, and Public Works Minister Rona Ambrose, right, regarding F-35 fighter jet procurement.

The NDP is holding its own committee-style hearing into the government’s trouble-plagued F-35 stealth fighter jet project this week, inviting expert witnesses to Parliament Hill to provide evidence about the $25-billion acquisition that Conservative MPs would not allow to be heard at a committee inquiry before the Commons adjourned for the summer.

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NDP to hold own committee-style hearings on F-35s Tuesday on Parliament Hill

NDP MPs want to gather information they were unable to get before the House’s summer recess.

Photographs by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
The truth and nothing but: NDP MP Malcolm Allen, left, wants to hear testimony from Defence Minister Peter MacKay, centre, and Public Works Minister Rona Ambrose, right, regarding F-35 fighter jet procurement.

The NDP is holding its own committee-style hearing into the government’s trouble-plagued F-35 stealth fighter jet project this week, inviting expert witnesses to Parliament Hill to provide evidence about the $25-billion acquisition that Conservative MPs would not allow to be heard at a committee inquiry before the Commons adjourned for the summer.

  

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