Hill reporters push back against lack of access to MPs in West Block
By Aidan ChamandyFeb. 20, 2019
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Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Bill Blair is scrummed by reporters outside the House of Commons in West Block after Question Period on Feb. 6. The new House foyer is more cramped than the old Centre Block one, say reporters. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Parliamentary reporters say they’re disappointed with the limited access they have to catch Members of Parliament for comment in the new West Block, and though they’ve brought their concerns to House security officials there’s no resolution yet.
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