The app requires MPs to snap a selfie to go along with their vote in order for it to be counted.
The House has agreed to hold hybrid sittings until at least the end of June. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
MPs are poised to hold their first-ever vote using an app developed by the House administration on Monday, marking another milestone in Parliament’s efforts to adapt to the constraints of the pandemic.
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