May 1, 1947 (20th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

May I say to my hon. friend that my purpose in presenting this statement today was that I expected there would be a number of questions asked upon the further discussion of the immigration bill. I thought it would be helpful to hon. members* if at the outset before we got into that discussion, I made as clear as I could the policy of the government generally. As to any question of numbers or the like, I shall have to ask my hon. friend to allow the question to be answered when we are discussing the bill at some further stage.

Topic:   IMMIGRATION
Subtopic:   STATEMENT OF PRIME MINISTER AS TO
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