April 6, 1949 (20th Parliament, 5th Session)

PC

John Thomas Hackett

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Hackett:

The passage that you have read, Mr. Chairman, might be invoked had I introduced an amendment upon which you had to rule. But certainly I am not to be denied the right of reasoning with hon. gentlemen opposite as intelligent persons who may be swayed by argument, and who may, by the sad experience that they have had this afternoon, wish to benefit by the experience and the wisdom of parliament and wish to see themselves assisted by a special committee.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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