February 14, 1939

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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

That is in the appraisers' branch. The estimated compensation for 1939-40 is $172,535. Part of that is accounted for by statutory increases which amount to $5,370.

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CON

James Earl Lawson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAWSON:

That would leave about $15,000 for new employees?

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LIB
CON

James Earl Lawson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAWSON:

How many new appraisers have been created-on balance, I mean?

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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

The $15,000 would not be entirely for new employees. There are increases in salaries.

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CON
LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

There are increases that are not statutory, due to reclassification of positions.

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James Earl Lawson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAWSON:

Could the minister tell me, on balance, how many more appraisers it is proposed to have for 1939-10?

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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

If the hon. gentleman wants that exactly-

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CON
LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

Approximately there is no change.

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James Earl Lawson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAWSON:

There may have been one or two appointments, but nothing beyond that?

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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

That sums up the situation.

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CON

James Earl Lawson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAWSON:

I understand appraisers are not appointed by the civil service commission.

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LIB
CON

James Earl Lawson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAWSON:

Do they not come under the national revenue act?

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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

They do. but I do not exercise my powers under that act. The civil service commission appoints them all.

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James Alexander Marshall

Social Credit

Mr. MARSHALL:

Has there been any general reduction in staff throughout the whole department?

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LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

This item may be a little misleading. There has been a transfer of quite a number of officers from national

revenue to trade and commerce. The statistical branch has been moved from national revenue to trade and commerce.

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February 14, 1939