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Conservatives on House Public Accounts Committee striking out references to PBO testimony in draft report on F-35s

'They're writing him out of the report,' The Hill Times was told, but Conservative MP Andrew Saxton, who sits on the committee, says he can't comment on what happens at in camera meetings.

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Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page, left, pictured at a Senate committee hearing.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Government MPs on a Commons committee that probed the auditor general’s critical report of the government’s F-35 stealth fighter jet acquisition have been striking references to testimony from Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page out of a draft report from its hearings, The Hill Times has learned.

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Conservatives on House Public Accounts Committee striking out references to PBO testimony in draft report on F-35s

'They're writing him out of the report,' The Hill Times was told, but Conservative MP Andrew Saxton, who sits on the committee, says he can't comment on what happens at in camera meetings.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page, left, pictured at a Senate committee hearing.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Government MPs on a Commons committee that probed the auditor general’s critical report of the government’s F-35 stealth fighter jet acquisition have been striking references to testimony from Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page out of a draft report from its hearings, The Hill Times has learned.

  

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