Government Parliament

Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries may not be, or stand in for, voting members on committees.

Liberal Platform Page 32 October 5, 2015
Dec 2015

Guide for Parliamentary Secretaries

Privy Council Office December 01, 2015

In light of their Government duties, parliamentary secretaries do not chair standing committees. For the purpose of clarity, a parliamentary secretary cannot be, or stand in for, a voting member of a committee that falls under their responsibility as parliamentary secretary.