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Privy Council Office ready to support government transition with new clerk, ‘whatever the result of the election’

By Mike Lapointe      

Public service transition planning now starts 'well in advance of elections', says David Zussman.

Clerk of the Privy Council Ian Shugart 'has on a number of occasions been actively involved in planning transition advice at the most senior levels of the public service,' says a spokesperson for the Privy Council Office. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Although Clerk of the Privy Council Ian Shugart has only been in the role since April, the Privy Council Office says they will be ready to support the government transition, “whatever the result of the election.”

Mike Lapointe

Mike Lapointe joined the The Hill Times in June 2019 and covers the federal public service, deputy ministers, the Privy Council Office, public service unions, the Phoenix pay system, the machinery of government, and the Parliament Hill media.
- mlapointe@hilltimes.com


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