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When ministers misspeak


 

Nine years ago, it was a Liberal minister, Art Eggleton, who was the subject of a prima facie finding of privilege by the Speaker.

That finding was referred to the standing committee on procedure and House affairs, but the Liberal majority there decided that Mr. Eggleton had not “deliberately misled” the House and was thus not guilty of contempt. Each of the opposition parties filed a dissenting opinion.

Those reports can be found here.


 

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