A planned photo of members of the House Public Accounts Committee erupted in controversy after opposition MPs objected to the presence of a Liberal parliamentary secretary, drawing renewed accusations of executive overreach into committee business. The permanent members of the committee gathered on the stairs below the House of Commons foyer on Sept. 20 after Question Period to pose for a photo by an official parliamentary photographer. But as the legislators positioned themselves, Liberal MP Joyce Murray (Vancouver Quadra, B.C.), parliamentary secretary to the Treasury
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