Mr. Caouette (Temiscamingue):
Mr. Speaker, as this is normal procedure in our area and, for the benefit of the minister, as it is not the fault of local civil servants but because decisions are made in Montreal from where they are transmitted to the office in Rouyn or Val d'Or, I should like to ask the minister whether he would be willing to decentralize that
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system of operation which delays decisions, seeing those twelve persons have just been advised that their files will be ready at the end of March or even perhaps in April. Would the minister be willing to decentralize those decision-taking powers and transfer them to the areas where the problems exist?
Topic: ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic: UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE