Defeated MPs to get access to more support services to navigate life after the Hill
By Charelle EvelynApr. 17, 2019
‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it,’ says Tory House leader Candice Bergen.
House Speaker Geoff Regan, left, and Chief Government Whip Mark Holland, right, have both taken what they call an ‘involuntary sabbatical,’ after losing their House seats. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Rachel Aiello
MPs who get booted out of office in October will have access to more services helping them navigate what those who’ve seen an election defeat call a “terrible blow.”
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