April 2, 1952

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Some hon. Members:

Question. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

Motion agreed to and the house went into committee, Mr. Beaudoin in the chair.

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   GANDER AIRPORT-REMARKS OF UNITED STATES NEWSPAPER PUBLISHER
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DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS


85. Departmental administration, $2,613,057. Item stands.



1. Departmental administration, $344,433. Item stands.



463. Departmental administration, $1,370,566. Item stands. Progress reported.


EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

LIB

Alphonse Fournier (Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Hon. Alphonse Fournier (Minister of Public Works):

By leave of the house I move:

That votes Nos. 85 to 115, inclusive, of the main estimates, 1952-53, be withdrawn from the committee of supply and referred to the standing committee on external affairs, saving always the powers of the committee of supply in relation to the voting of public moneys.

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES OF DEPARTMENT TO STANDING COMMITTEE
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Motion agreed to.


LIB

Alphonse Fournier (Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. Fournier (Hull) moved

the adjournment of the house.

He said: Tomorrow I understand the Prime Minister will move the motion appearing in Votes and Proceedings of today, that the provision of standing order 28 relative to Mr. Speaker leaving the chair without question put be suspended for the sittings of the house on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4, 1952. That will be the first government notice of motion. The leader of the opposition asked if we could proceed with the motion to set up the committee on defence expenditure, and 1 think it would be agreeable that we proceed with that motion before moving to go into supply and having a debate on defence estimates.

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES OF DEPARTMENT TO STANDING COMMITTEE
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CCF

Stanley Howard Knowles (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

Mr. Knowles:

If that is done, and if perchance the motion to set up the committee is decided without debate, is it understood that within the framework of the other debate it will be possible for members to discuss defence expenditures as well as defence itself?

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES OF DEPARTMENT TO STANDING COMMITTEE
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LIB

Louis Stephen St-Laurent (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. St. Laurent:

Certainly. I think it was understood at the last session that the adoption of this motion would not interfere with the right of the house to consider any matter, which would otherwise be within its competence, at the appropriate time.

Motion agreed to and the house adjourned at 6.10 p.m.

Thursday, April 3, 1952

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES OF DEPARTMENT TO STANDING COMMITTEE
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April 2, 1952