February 8, 1927 (16th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

Perhaps my
hon. friend attaches more importance to the motion than he will if I explain it. Under the rules the House meets at two o'clock on Wednesday until a motion is carried that it shall meet, as on every day, at three o'clock. The custom has been to change that particular rule at the beginning of each session and meet forthwith at three o'clock instead of at two on Wednesday. This being the case I thought it advisable to put the motion immediately. I have no objection to letting it stand until the close of this sitting if my hon. friend wishes to discuss the matter with hon. gentlemen opposite, but I rather think it is the general wish that the House shall meet at three o'clock on Wednesdays.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   *WEDNESDAY SITTINGS
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