Libby’s Motion on Security Costs for Visiting Dignitaries

Libby tabled the following motion in the House of Commons to offset the high security cost to taxpayers of visiting dignitaries when they are invited to for-profit events.

M-456 — October 28, 2009 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce a formula for sharing the security costs for visiting former heads of state and dignitaries when these visits take place at the invitation of for-profit organizations or for for-profit events, and that the majority of the costs be assumed by the organizations or individuals organizing the event.