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Continued office budget freeze making MPs less relevant, says Grit MP Sgro

Liberal MP Judy Sgro says it’s a mistake to freeze MPs’ office budgets, can’t give staff raises.

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  It is a “mistake” to continue to freeze MPs’ office budgets for the next three years because Members of Parliament will become less relevant to Canadians, say some MPs. “They may be leaving them at the same levels, but they’re … nickel and diming us everywhere they can in a variety of different ways,” said Liberal MP Judy Sgro (York West, Ont.). “I think it’s a mistake. Part of the importance of federal Members of Parliament is

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