I would not wish that there should be a debate on the question of privilege, because that is not allowed under the rules of the house. But the hon. member as a matter of privilege is replying to a state-
Members Serving in Armed Forces
ment which affects him as an individual, not only as a member of his majesty's forces but also as a member of this house, and I think he is entitled to make his statement.
Subtopic: MR. LAPOINTE (LOTBINIERE)-REFERENCE IN DEBATE ON FEBRUARY 4 TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT SERVING IN ARMED FORCES