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Scott Reid is the Member of Parliament for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston

and is currently the Shadow Cabinet critic for Democratic Institutions.

He served from 2008 to 2015 as the chairman of the subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development.

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Two in three Canadians support having a referendum on changing the voting system

February 10, 2016

For immediate release Today, Conservative democratic institutions critic Scott Reid (Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston) made the following comments in responding to a recent poll showing a majority of Canadians support holding a referendum on the Liberal government’s plan to change the voting system: “In recent polling, nearly two in three Canadians said they want a referendum on any proposed change to the…

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Senate “advisory board” will still give secret advice

January 19, 2016

Today, Conservative democratic institutions critic Scott Reid (Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston) made the following comments in responding to the Liberal government’s establishment of the “Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments”: “Only the Liberal Party has the audacity to call an appointed body choosing Senators a ‘democratic reform’. There’s no reform here. An unelected, unaccountable board will be making recommendations for an unelected…

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Electoral reform must go to a referendum: Scott Reid’s Op-Ed

January 6, 2016

Electoral reform must go to a referendum SCOTT REID, MP Ottawa Citizen Published on: December 28, 2015 On Oct. 19, the Liberals were elected on a platform that included dozens of promises, including more than 30 on various aspects of democratic reform. One of these was the dramatic but vague promise that 2015 would be “the last election conducted…

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Scott Reid supports e-petition calling for a referendum on electoral reform

December 10, 2015

For immediate release Today, Conservative democratic institutions critic Scott Reid (Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston) sponsored an e-Petition to the Minister of Democratic Institutions (e-48), which states the following: Whereas: Since the 1950s Canadian governments have consulted their people in a referendum when trying to alter their electoral system; In peer countries New Zealand (1992, 1993, and 2011) and the United Kingdom (2011),…

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Changing Canada’s electoral system

December 9, 2015

Statement from Scott Reid and Blake Richards responding to comments made by the Minister of Democratic Institutions on the Liberal plan for changing Canada’s electoral system For immediate release Today, Conservative democratic institutions critics Scott Reid (Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston) and Blake Richards (Banff-Airdrie) released the following statement responding to comments made in Question Period on December 8, 2015 by the Hon.…

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Scott Reid is the Member of Parliament for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston

and is currently the Shadow Cabinet critic for Democratic Institutions.

He served from 2008 to 2015 as the chairman of the subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development.

More About Scott  >