There are many reasons other than political ones. We do not want to limit discussion of this matter, and I am certainly not one of those who would wish to cut down the time. I do not believe the hon. member for Bonavista-Twillingate had this in mind but I can see some people might say that he would want to have somebody elected before the former member had cooled off, before he was buried. You can go to extremes in these things.
Subtopic: AMENDMENT RESPECTING HOLDING OF BY-ELECTIONS