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Hill reporters still stymied by limited access to MPs in West Block

By Emily Haws      

Press Gallery president Philippe-Vincent Foisy says the new south-door scrum position is working well on both sides, and that discussions with the House administration to fix access issues are ongoing.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh answers questions from the reporters about the federal budget on March 19. Due to the configuration of the building, MPs are using the foyer less often in West Block which is limiting journalists' access to them. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Access to politicians in West Block has improved incrementally since the building opened in late January, but Hill media say there are still many kinks to be worked out before they are satisfied with the situation.

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