June 7, 1929 (16th Parliament, 3rd Session)


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


Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, I have had
a word with the leader of the opposition (Mr. Bennett) and the leader of the Progressive group (Mr. Gardiner) with respect to the resolution standing in my name, and I gather that if the government will undertake not to sit in the afternoon or evening hon. members will not object to meeting in the forenoon at half past ten instead of eleven o'clock, the understanding being that when we take up estimates if there are any contentious items which it may be desired to hold over until Monday, that will be done.
I think this will meet with the general approval of the house, and with the consent of the house I move the amended motion, as follows:
That on Saturday, the 8th of June instant, and every Saturday thereafter until the end of the session, the house shall meet at 10.30 o'clock a.m. -and the order of business and procedure shall be the' same as on Fridays.
That means that we will meet at 10.30 o'clock to-morrow morning and adjourn at one o'clock.

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