Government Parliament

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

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Guide for Parliamentary Secretaries

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.