Senate approves hiring of staff, security committee tables report

Senators following proceedings during today's seating. They approved hiring of staff after conclusion of staffing debate. Photo: Goobjoog News|March 14, 2017
Senators following proceedings during today’s seating. They approved hiring of staff after conclusion of staffing debate. Photo: Goobjoog News|March 14, 2017

The Senate today approved the employment of 61 staffers of the senate, among them six legal counsel.

The agreement follows debates in the past few days on the appropriate staffing mechanisms and procedures of the senate.

In the same seating today, the Senate Security Committee tabled its report in a closed door session.

Senators also received drafts of the Senate Standing Orders for review before they are debated and voted for even as the new Senate works on the basic foundations.

 

 


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