February 14, 1939 (18th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

We could not have adjourned the debate on the address in reply, because a motion was carried by this house that it should have precedence over everything else. And I ask hon. members what would have been said of the government if we had, as suggested, adjourned the Bren gun debate.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   PRECEDENCE FOR GOVERNMENT BUSINESS ON AND AFTER WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15
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