February 5, 1943 (19th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of Pensions and National Health)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver Centre):

On the point of order, Mr. Speaker, this is far more serious than any question of privilege affecting individuals. It affects the whole constitution of this assembly of parliament. The statement that was made was a reflection upon hon. members who have been privileged to serve in the uniform of his majesty in this war, therefore the question which has been raised is the most serious question of privilege which could be brought before this parliament.

Topic:   PRIVILEGE
Subtopic:   MR. LAPOINTE (LOTBINIERE)-REFERENCE IN DEBATE ON FEBRUARY 4 TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT SERVING IN ARMED FORCES
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