February 24, 1955 (22nd Parliament, 2nd Session)


Walter Edward Harris (Minister of Finance and Receiver General; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)


Hon. W. E. Harris (Minister of Finance):

Mr. Speaker, as announced in the speech from the throne we intend, of course, to present to the house a bill making major revisions in the Unemployment Insurance Act. It is not on the order paper, and therefore perhaps hon. members would feel that it should not be a factor in your decision. On the other hand, we are quite prepared to present another motion to go into supply at any time that it would be convenient to hon. members opposite, at which time this subject could be debated; and we should be glad to put in the labour department if that
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motion is carried. It is the desire of the government to have at least one or two more items that can go to the committee of supply for consideration.

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