February 6, 1911 (11th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. FIELDING.

I have not had the opportunity of looking over the returns, but I may say that I gave directions in a general way that anything covered by the order of the House should be brought down. I was informed that there were letters, which, it was thought by my officials, were not intended to be made public, and I stated that, in that case, they should not be brought down. I will give my personal attention to the matter. But I am not able to change the judgment'I gave as to the rule governing cases of this kind. If there is anything not brought down which falls within the rule-and not necessarily the written rule, but the ordinary rule and custom of the House-I will bring it down.

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