Independent Senators says they’re trying to 'accelerate the process’ and build consensus with the Conservatives over external committee membership.
Independent Senators Raymonde Saint-Germain, left, and Tony Dean, right, have been tasked by the ISG to reach out to the Conservative Senate caucus and try to persuade members that a new Senate Audit and Oversight Committee should have non-Senator members. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade and photograph courtesy of Tony Dean’s office
The Independent Senators Group has hit the pause button on the formation of a new committee to oversee Senate spending, in a bid to get external members added to what is currently slated to be a Senators-only group.
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