I think my hon. friend will
admit that when that question was asked I stated that the report had not been received, but I said if it had been received that it would not be given to the house because it was the practice of the department not to disclose the 'business of any private individual. If that practice is to be reversed by the will of this house, I have nothing more to say. That is the practice which has always been followed, and I think it is a good one.
Resolution reported, read the second time, and concurred in. Mr. Dunning thereupon moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 347, for granting to His Majesty certain sums of money for the public service for the financial year ending March 31, 1931.
Subtopic: SUPPLY BILL