25 May 2011
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced his team of 28 parliamentary secretaries who will assist ministers with their parliamentary duties.
"I look forward to working with the new and returning parliamentary secretaries," said Prime Minister Harper. "Parliamentary secretaries are a key link between ministers and parliamentarians. They help to ensure strong and productive relations with all members of parliament, and will play a critical role in assisting our Government to deliver on its commitments to Canadians."
As part of their responsibilities, parliamentary secretaries frequently represent their minister in parliamentary committees and work closely with members of Parliament in the House of Commons.
"Our stable, national Government has a strong team of men and women to lead the way toward greater economic prosperity and security for Canada," said the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister also announced that Member of Parliament Laurie Hawn will assume a new role as a member of the Treasury Board sub-committee on the Strategic and Operating Review.
"I am pleased that Laurie has accepted an important new role as a member of the Treasury Board sub-committee on the Strategic and Operating Review," concluded the Prime Minister.
Consult the list of parliamentary secretaries at www.pm.gc.ca
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