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

PC

John Thomas Hackett

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Hackett:

I submit, Mr. Chairman, that it is impossible for this committee to express any opinion on the orderly method of this establishment until it has certain details, and until it is treated otherwise than in the highhanded way which denies it all information on the ground that it is not in the public interest to impart it.
The minister well knows that if necessary a secret session could be held. He well knows that he is in control of the situation, but the arbitrary and-

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