The House legal and legislative branch is seeking $825,105, in part to help reduce delays in drafting private members’ bills and amendments, from 48 sitting days to 30.
The Usher of the Black Rod, pictured in the House of Commons Chamber on Dec. 5 to call MPs to the Senate for the throne speech. The Board of Internal Economy has approved a $516.4-million spending ask for the House of Commons in the 2020-21 main estimates to be tabled in the new year. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The House of Commons’ Board of Internal Economy has given its stamp of approval for a 2.6 per cent increase in House spending, to total $516.4-million in the next fiscal year.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'