March 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:

That is what I want to do, and that is why I am explaining to the house why the government thinks it would be preferable to take up legislation which is on -the order paper in the nature of bills and resolutions before we move to go into committee of supply, because once we move to go into committee of supply we know that a debate may be provoked in this house which may occupy an indefinite number of days.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   QUESTION OF PRIORITY OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENT MEASURES
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