Former Liberal MP Pat O’Brien has said that he and another (unnamed) Liberal MP may vote against the Government in tonight’s budget vote if the Government did not delay the Same-Sex Marriage Bill.
So, assuming all MP’s show up, and the O’Brien senario plays out, that would make it:
131 Liberals (-the Speaker and the ‘unnamed Liberal MP’)
96 Tories (minus Gurmant Grewal and David Chatters (Chatters for sure), and perhaps Darrell Stinson)
54 Bloc Quebecois
1 Independent (O’Brien)
1 Liberal (My bets are on Tom Wappell)
WILD CARD: 2 other Independent MP’s (Parrish and Kilgour)
So, if this senario plays out and both Parrish and Kilgour vote with the Lib/ND Coalition, then the Speaker will break the tie, if not…
Read more on CBC.