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By the numbers: How NDP's Mulcair is dominating Question Period Add to ...

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is asking nearly three times as many questions as he used to in the House of Commons' daily Question Period. This allows the Leader of the Opposition to grill Conservatives, but does mean that fewer other members of his party get a turn in the spotlight.

When the House of Commons is sitting, MPs have a 45-minute period to stand and ask 35-second questions to members of the government. As the Official Opposition, the NDP gets more questions than other parties.

The number of questions asked by NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair in Question Period since he became leader of the party.

Read Mr. Mulcair's response in an interview with Daniel Leblanc – and what the Liberals think – in the full story for subscribers.

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