April 3, 1952 (21st Parliament, 6th Session)

CCF

Major James William Coldwell

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. M. J. Coldwell (Rosetown-Biggar):

Mr. Speaker, first of all I want to say that the article carried in the newspaper is substantially correct in this particular, namely, that I was discussing the problem of party discipline and of party loyalty. As the press says, I stated that there were times in the House of Commons when hon. gentlemen felt bound by party discipline or by party loyalty either to remain silent or to vote not always according to dictates of their consciences.

Topic:   STATEMENT OF MR. COLDWELL AS TO MEMBERS' OPINIONS AND PARTY DISCIPLINE
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