If the hon. member for Mackenzie wants to reply to any of the points I am making, he can take his 40 minutes and we will all listen.
Then the minister said that the price of wheat under the Bennett government was terrible. Well, it was terrible. The minister said it averaged 60 cents a bushel. The price of wheat went up under the Liberal government to over a dollar a bushel. After the Minister of Agriculture had been here about three years the price went up to $1.45 right in Saskatchewan. However, the farmer was not selling the wheat; he was buying seed and he was charged $1.45 or $1.50 per bushel. Then he was asked to pay that money back the next fall, or any part of it that he could, when under this benevolent Liberal government the price of wheat to the farmer had fallen to 50 cents a bushel.
Subtopic: ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF FINANCE