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

LIB

Elie Beauregard (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

This matter was mentioned in the house the other day by the hon. member for Lake Centre (Mr. Diefenbaker). At that time I stated that I thought there might be some exception taken to the remarks. May I remind hon. members of a citation in Beauchesne's third edition. It is paragraph 260, which reads as follows:
Bourinot gives the following example of unparliamentary phrases:
. . . that the house has a right to know whether a member meant what he said or knew what he meant.
Then again:
. . . that he-
That is, the member.
__(joes not believe a statement he himself has
made.
And here are words which are probably more pertinent:
Nor may he refer derisively to another member: . . . that he is a servile follower of the government.

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