March 5, 1968 (27th Parliament, 2nd Session)

NDP

Stanley Howard Knowles (N.D.P. House Leader; Whip of the N.D.P.)

New Democratic Party

Mr. Stanley Knowles (Winnipeg North Centre):

Mr. Speaker, the subject of the pensions of retired civil servants is on the late show again tonight because of a question which I put to the Prime Minister (Mr. Pearson) on Wednesday, January 31, as recorded in Hansard at page 6207. Initially my question on that day to the Prime Minister had to do with the business of the house. In particular I asked if he could indicate what items of legislation the government wished parliament to deal with before anything happened to the present session. The Prime Minister in reply expressed the hope that he would be able to give a list of such items shortly, and then Hansard reads as follows:

Topic:   PUBLIC SERVICE-PENSIONS OF RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS-REQUEST FOR INCREASE AT THIS SESSION
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