Controversial Senate ‘business committee’ back on agenda when Red Chamber returns
'I think it is clear that it is a matter of urgency that we start talking about a business or a planning committee as quickly as we can,' says Independent Senator Tony Dean.
Independent Senator Frances Lankin, Conservative Senate Leader Don Plett, departing Government Representative Peter Harder, and Independent Senators Group Leader Yuen Pau Woo. Senators are divided on whether to make permanent changes to the way the Senate organizes its debates and committee work on legislation. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, file photographs