Are Politicians Working Hard for Their money ?

The reshuffled Alberta PCs under new premier Alison Redford  is  reconvening the Alberta legislature  for a whopping two days.  More to the point, in the current legislative year 2011. The Alberta legislature has had a grand total of 34 sitting days.Doing some quick math, that works out to be less than 10% of the current year. That poses the question , how can the government effectively be held to account when the Legislature only sits around 10 to 13% a year . 

To be fair, most provincial legislatures only have a maximum of three months of sitting days, In any given year. Far from being a bleeding heart liberal, if I was in Alberta , I would just want to see my politicians work a little harder for their money.

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