Friday, 1 April 2011

No.1: Conservative Minister lies to parliament - and is supported by the government

A minister told parliament she did not know who had altered a document that cut funding to a foreign aid group. Later, she admitted to ordering the changes, but did not know who had carried out the order. Lying to parliament, a cardinal sin of Westminster-style democracy, has become a political tactic.


http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/cida-memo-doctored-on-ministerial-orders-bev-oda-admits/article1906584/