House admin watching spending after topping $500-million mark
By Charelle EvelynJan. 9, 2019
The 2019-20 main spending estimates for the House clock in at $503-million, including funds for administration staff raises and a new constituency office computer project.
House of Commons chief financial officer Daniel Paquette says the administration is challenging itself to examine spending and find ways to cover new projects within existing funding. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Projected 2019-20 spending for the House of Commons is lower than the previous year’s prediction, but administration staff say they have their eyes on the size of the half-a-billion-dollar operation.
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