Mr. Speaker, with regard to Bill C-471, An Act respecting the implementation of the recommendations of the Pay Equity Task Force and amending another Act in consequence, and in response to (a), the President of the Treasury Board did not consult with any organizations, lobbyists or interest groups between January 19, 2010 and May 5, 2010. Treasury Board Secretariat does not hold the records of meetings for previous ministers and therefore cannot respond for the time period prior to January 19, 2010.
In response to (b), the President of the Treasury Board was briefed by officials of TBS.
In response to (c), TBS prepared the briefing materials.
In response to (d), the material provided to the President of the Treasury Board is protected under the Access to Information Act and therefore cannot be provided.
In response to (e), briefing materials were presented to the President of the Treasury Board.