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Canada Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to resign imminently

19:20  12 december  2019
19:20  12 december  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer is set to resign.

Global News has learned Scheer will announce imminently that he will be stepping down from the party leadership after losing the last election.

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His resignation comes as a direct result of new revelations that he was using Conservative Party money to pay for his children's private schooling.

Senior Conservatives say the expenditures were made without the knowledge or approval of the Conservative fund board, including the chair of the board.

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There are also calls for the party president to resign over the schooling expenses.

More to come.

Top Tories probing over $900K in Scheer office expenses .
A spokesperson for the party refused to say whether the expenses were in line with those in 2015 and 2011.Multiple party sources tell Global News the usual expenses submitted from the leader’s office to the Conservative National Council sit in the range of about $200,000 per fiscal year – but that in its last financial statement, Scheer’s office expenses came in at over $900,000 for the last fiscal year.

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