June 23, 1972 (28th Parliament, 4th Session)

PC

John George Diefenbaker

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Diefenbaker:

Mr. Speaker, it is too bad that the Minister of Finance is not here so that he could receive similar applause.
I direct my question to the Acting Prime Minister. In view of the experience last night when billions of dollars in estimates were passed in a matter of hours and the experience of the last year and a half during which expenditures do not receive that attention which constitutionally should be given by the House of Commons, and it being now apparent the amended rules have proven to be detrimental to this institution-

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
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