June 10, 1924 (14th Parliament, 3rd Session)

CON

Henry Lumley Drayton

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

Well, I would
say this, that now when the Ontario farmer is finding it hard to make ends meet is the worst possible time to remove this bounty. I have never been so much in favour of bounties ms'self; I support another kind of fiscal policy rather than the granting of bounties, as my hon. friend knows. But here is a system which was inaugurated by the present Minister of Finance (Right Hon. Mr. Fielding) and it is now proposed to strangle that gentleman's economic offspring.

Topic:   CUSTOMS TARIFF, 1907, AMENDMENT
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