HURON BRUCE MP BEN LOBB GETS NEW ROLE IN OFFICIAL OPPOSITION

December 08, 2015

GODERICH, ON - This morning in Ottawa, Conservative Interim leader Rona Ambrose announced her party’s shadow cabinet. Newly re-elected MP Ben Lobb has been appointed Deputy Critic for Transport.

“This critic role reflects key priorities not only for Huron-Bruce, but throughout Ontario and across Canada,” Lobb said. “It is an honour, and I plan to work with my colleagues as well as stakeholders to bring to the forefront areas of concern within the transport file.”

Lobb will be tasked with ensuring that the newly elected Liberal Government is held accountable for transportation programs and policies that include working with the provinces, municipalities and stakeholders to support our economy, protect and create jobs across Canada with respect to transport as well as keeping a close eye on projects that build and maintain roads, bridges, ports, airports and railways.

Lobb previously served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Health and as a member of numerous committees including Human Resources, Skills, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, Public Safety and National Security, Veterans Affairs and Agriculture and Agri-Food.

Lobb will be sworn in for the 3rd time on December 1st. The House is set to commence on December 3rd and the first order of business will be electing a new speaker.