July 22, 1946

QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

SC

Mr. QUELCH:

Social Credit

1. What are the names of the members of (a) the board of governors; (b) the executive directors; (c) the managing director of the international monetary fund?

2. What remuneration is to be paid to the directors and what salary to the managing director?

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LIB

Mr. MAYHEW: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

1. (a) Country-Governor-Alternate

Belgium: Camille Gutt, Maurice Frere.

Bolivia: Franklin Antezana Paz.

Brazil: Francisco Alves dos Santos-Filho, Edgard de Mello.

Canada: James L. Ilsley, Graham F. Towers.

Chile: Arturo Maschke.

China: 0. K. Yui, Te-Mou Hsi.

Columbia: Emilio Toro.

Costa Rica: Julio Pena Morua, Angel Coronas Guardia.

Cuba: Joaquin E. Meyer.

Czechoslovakia: Jan Viktor Mladek, Julius Pazman.

Denmark: Carl Valdemar Bramsnaes, Einar Dige.

Dominican Republic: Jesus Maria Troncoso, Jose Calzada.

Ecuador: Esteban F. Carbo.

Egypt: Ahmed Zaki Bey Saad, Mahmoud Saleh El Falaki.

El Salvador: Federico Vides.

Ethiopia: George A. Blowers.

France: Robert Schuman, Pierre Mendes-Erance.

Greece: Zenophon Zolotas, Alexander

Loverdos.

Guatemala: Manuel Noriga Morales,

Leonidas Acevedo.

Honduras: Julian R. Caceres, Jorge Fidel Duron.

Iceland: Asgeir Asgeirsson, Thor Thors.

India: Sir Chintaman Deshmukh, Sir A. Samaswami Mudalier.

Iraq: Ali Jawdat, A. M. Gailani.

Luxembourg: Pierre Dupong, Hugues Le Gallais.

Mexico: Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, Luciano Wiechers.

Netherlands: P. Lieftinck, A. M. de Jong.

Nicaragua: Guillermo Sevilla Sacasa.

Norway: Gunnar Jahn, Ole Colbjomsen.

Panama: Juan Jose Vallarino.

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Paraguay: Harmodio Gonzalez, Ruben

Benitez.

Peru: Fracisco Tudela, Emilio Barreto.

Philippine Commonwealth: Jaime Hernandez. Carlos R. Romulo.

Poland: Edward Drozniak, Janusz Zoltowski.

Union -of South Africa: Jan Hendrik

Hofmeyr, M. H. de Hock.

United Kingdom: Hugh Dalton, Sir James Grigg.

United States of America: John W. Snyder, William L. Clayton.

Uruguay: Hugo Garcia.

Yugoslavia: Lavoslav Dolinsek, Ivan

Randic.

(b) Appointed Executive Directors: J. V. Joshi, Y. C. Koo, Jean de Largentaye, Harry D. White, George L. F. Bolton. Elected Executive Directors: J. W. J. Bruins, Rodrigo Gomez, Hubert Ausiaux, J. Y. Mladek, Louis Rasminsky, Ahmed Zaki Bey Saad, Francisco Alves dos Santos-Filho.

(c) Camille Gutt.

2. The remuneration to be paid to the directors and the salary of the managing director are provided for in the by-laws of the international monetary fund as adopted by the board of governors, as follows:

Section 14-Terms of service:

(c) The salary of the managing director shall be $30,000 per annum. The fund shall also pay any reasonable expenses incurred by the managing director in the interest of the fund (including travel and transportation expenses for himself, and expenses for his family, and his personal effects in moving once to the seat of the fund during or immediately before his term of office and in moving once from the seat during or immediately after his term of office). The terms of contract of the managing director shall be five years.

(e) The maximum salary and expense allowance (including housing, entertainment and all other expenses except those specified in subsection (f)) shall be $17,000 for executive directors and $11,500 for alternates. It will be the duty of each executive director and each alternate to state how much of these amounts he intends to draw whether as salary or as expense allowance.

(f) The executive directors and their alternates are to be reimbursed, in addition, for all reasonable expenses incurred during absence from the seat of the fund while on the designated service of the fund. They shall also be reimbursed for travel and transportation expenses for themselves, their families, and their personal effects in moving once

to the seat of the fund during or immediately before their terms of office and in moving once from the seat during or immediately after their terms of office.

(g) Where not specified, it is assumed that the director and alternate will be a full time director and alternate. Where it is intended that he shall not devote his full time, it shall be so indicated. Where an executive director or alternate indicates that he intends to devote only part of his time to the fund, his remuneration shall be pro-rated on the basis of a representation by him of the proportion of his time he has devoted to the interests of the fund. He may make such representation each month.

(h) Where an individual is serving both fund and bank, the aggregate of salary received from both shall not exceed the full annual single salary indicated above.

The Canadian director of the fund devotes only part of his time to the fund and, in accordance with the instructions given him by the governor for Canada, draws only sufficient of the maximum salary and expense allowance to which he is entitled to cover his expenses while away from Ottawa on the business of the fund.

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INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

SC

Mr. QUELCH:

Social Credit

1. What are the names of the members of (a) the board of directors; (b) the executive directors; (c) the president of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development?

2. What remuneration is paid to the directors, and what salary to the president?

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LIB

Mr. MAYHEW: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

1. (a) Board of Governors and Alternates- Country-Governor-Alternate

Belgium: Franz De Voghel, Maurice Frere.

Bolivia: Franklin Antezana Paz.

Brazil: Francisco Alves dos Santos-Filho, Edgard de Mello.

Canada: James L. Usley, Graham F. Towers.

Chile: Arturo Maschke.

China: 0. K. Yui, Tr-Liang Soong.

Costa Rica: Julio Pena Morua, Angel

Coronas Guarda.

Cuba: Joaquin E. Meyer.

Czechoslovakia: Alois Krai, Joseph Hanc.

Denmark: Carl Valdemor Bramsnaes, Erling Sveinbj ornsson.

Dominican Republic: Jesus Maria Troncoso, Jose Calzada.

Ecuador: Esteban F. Carbo.

Egypt: Ahmed Zaki Bey Saad1, Mahmoud Saleh El-Falaki.

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El Salvador: Frederico Vides, Manual

Melendez.

Ethiopia: George A. Blowers.

France: Robert Schuman, Pierre Mendes-France.

Greece: Xenophon Zolotas, Alexander

Loverdos.

Guatemala: Manuel Noriega Morales,

Leonidas Acevedo.

Honduras: Julian R. Caceres, Jorge Fidel Duron.

Iceland: Magnus Sigurdsson, Thor Thors.

India: Chintaman Desmukh, N. Sundaresan.

Iran: Abol Hassan Ebtehaj, Taghi Nassr.

Iraq: Ali Jawdat, A. M. Gailani.

Luxembourg: Pierre Dupong, Hugues Le Gallais.

Mexico: Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, Luciano Wiechers.

Netherlands: P. Lieftinck, A. M. de Jong.

Nicaragua: Guillermo Sevilla Sacasa.

Norway: Gunnar Jahn, Ole Colbjornsen.

Panama: Juan Jose Vallarino.

Paraguay: Harmodio Gonzalez, Ruben

Benitez.

Philippine Commonwealth: Jose S. Reyes, Joseph H. Foley.

Poland: Waclaw Konderski, Janusz

Zoltowski.

Union of South Africa: Jan Hendrik Hof-meyr, M. H. de Kock.

United Kingdom: Hugh Dalton, Sir James Grigg.

United States of America: John W. Snyder, William L. Clayton.

Uruguay: Hugo Garcia.

Yugoslavia: LavoslavDolinsek,Ivan Randic.

Peru: Carlos Montero Bernales, Jose Bar-reda Moller.

(b) Appointed Executive Directors: Emilio G. Collado, Sir James Grigg, Pierre Mendes-France, Yuen-Ting Shen, N. Sundaresan.

Elected Executive Directors: Leon Baranski, J. W. Beyen, R. B. Bryce, Hubert Ansiaux, Luis Machado, Victor Moller, Kyriakos Varvaressos.

(c) Eugene Meyer.

2. The remuneration to be paid to the directors and the salary to the president are provided for in the by-laws of the International bank for reconstruction and development as approved by the board of governors, as follows: Section 14-terms of service:

(c) The salary of the president shall be $30,000 per annum. The bank shall also pay any reasonable expenses incurred by the president in the interest of the bank (including travel and transportation expenses for himself, and expenses for his family, and his personal effects in moving once to the seat of the bank

during or immediately before his term of office and in moving once from the seat during or immediately after his term of office). The terms of contract of the president shall be five years.

(e) The maximum salary and expense allowance, including housing, entertainment and all other expenses except those specified in subsection (f) shall be $17,000 for executive directors and Sltl,500 for alternates. It will be the duty of each executive director and each alternate to state how much of these amounts he intends to draw whether as salary or as expense allowance.

(f) The executive directors and their alternates are to be reimbursed, in addition, for all reasonable expenses incurred during absence from the seat of the bank while on the designated service of the bank. They shall also be reimbursed for travel and transportation expenses for themselves, their families, and their personal effects in moving once to the seat of the bank during or immediately before their terms of office and in moving once from the seat during or immediately after their terms of office.

(g) Where not specified, it is assumed that the direction and alternate will be a full-time director and alternate. Where it is intended that he shall not devote his full time, it shall be so indicated. Where an executive director or alternate indicates that he intends to devote only part of his time to the bank, his remuneration shall be pro-rated on the basis of a representation by him of the proportion of his time he has devoted to the interests of the bank. He may make such representation each month.

(h) Where an individual is serving both fund and bank, the aggregate of salary received from both shall not exceed the full annual single salary indicated above.

The Canadian director of the bank devotes only part of his time to the bank and, in accordance with the instructions given him by the governor for Canada, draws only sufficient of the maximum salary and expense allowance to which he is entitled to cover Ids expenses while away from Ottawa on the business of the bank.

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SALES OF GOLD

PC

Mr. ADAMSON:

Progressive Conservative

1. To what other countries besides the United States of America did Canada or any agent of the government of Canada sell gold during the fiscal years 1943, 1944, 1945?

2. What price was obtained in each transaction?

Questions

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LIB

Mr. MAYHEW: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

1. Any gold sold by the government of Canada or any agent of the government of Canada during the fiscal years 1943, 1944 and 1945 was sold to the government or central bank of a foreign country. As such transactions reflect the exchange policies and transactions of foreign countries or central banks, it is not considered desirable to give details regarding them.

2. All sales of gold made by the government of Canada or any agent of the government of Canada during the period mentioned have been based on the price of 135 United States per fine ounce in New York, with appropriate adjustments for transportation and handling charges.

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INCOME TAX-MARRIED STATUS

PC

Gordon Graydon

Progressive Conservative

Mr. GRAYDON:

How many income tax payers in Canada are denied the right to claim for married status while maintaining a self-contained domestic establishment?

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LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue; Minister of National War Services)

Liberal

Mr. McCANN:

Information not available.

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GREENWOOD, B.C., JAPANESE RELOCATION CENTRE- C. L. COWDRILL

PC

Mr. STIRLING:

Progressive Conservative

1. On what day of what year did Mr. C. L. Cowdrill become (a) assistant supervisor; (b) supervisor of the Greenwood, British Columbia, Japanese relocation centre?

2. What experience had he to receive such an appointment?

3. Have any complaints been received about him as assistant supervisor or supervisor?

4. (a) If so. how many were by (a) Japanese themselves; (b) native population; (c) what action was taken?

Mr. MITCHELL;

1. (a) Assistant supervisor-September 1, 1942; (b) Supervisor-February 1, 1945.

2. Had previous experience in commercial life, more especially, in wholesale hardware, builders and plumbers' supplies.

Employed at Hastings Park assembly centre-April-August, 1942.

3 and 4. No complaints have come to the attention of the departmental officials responsible for Japanese administration.

RADIO BROADCASTING-STATIONS CKY and CKX

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CCF

Mr. THATCHER:

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

1. Have the licences of radio stations CKY, Winnipeg, and CKX, Brandon, been cancelled or relinquished?

2. If so, at what date?

3. If not. what is the present status of these stations?

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LIB

Mr. McILRAITH: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Reconstruction and Supply)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Negotiations have been initiated regarding conditions under which these stations might be transferred to the national system.

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LABOUR CONDITIONS-INTERNATIONAL TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION AND SOUTHAM NEWSPAPERS

CCF

Mr. KNOWLES: (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

1. Is the Minister of Labour taking any further steps to bring together the parties to the dispute between the International Typographical Union and the Southam and other newspapers?

2. Have any recommendations concerning this dispute been made to the government by the commission of which Brigadier Sherwood Lett, K.C., is chairman? If so, what are the recommendations?

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July 22, 1946