Walter David BAKER

BAKER, The Hon. Walter David, P.C., Q.C.

Parliamentary Career

October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
PC
  Grenville--Carleton (Ontario)
  • Progressive Conservative Party Deputy House Leader (September 21, 1973 - February 24, 1976)
  • Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition (September 21, 1973 - February 24, 1976)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
PC
  Grenville--Carleton (Ontario)
  • Progressive Conservative Party Deputy House Leader (September 21, 1973 - February 24, 1976)
  • Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition (September 21, 1973 - February 24, 1976)
  • Progressive Conservative Party House Leader (February 25, 1976 - March 26, 1979)
  • Official Opposition House Leader (February 25, 1976 - March 26, 1979)
May 22, 1979 - December 14, 1979
PC
  Nepean--Carleton (Ontario)
  • President of the Privy Council (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
  • Minister of National Revenue (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
  • Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (October 9, 1979 - December 14, 1979)
  • Progressive Conservative Party House Leader (October 9, 1979 - December 14, 1979)
February 18, 1980 - July 9, 1984
PC
  Nepean--Carleton (Ontario)
  • President of the Privy Council (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
  • Minister of National Revenue (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
  • Progressive Conservative Party House Leader (April 14, 1980 - September 8, 1981)
  • Official Opposition House Leader (April 14, 1980 - September 8, 1981)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 1408)


October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

I think it is very important to realize, if one reads yesterday's Hansard, that 1 made a statement which reflected my understanding of the understanding that was reached, as refined by the Hon. Member for St. John's East (Mr. McGrath).

Report of Special Committee

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October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

You argued it eloquently.

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October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

Mr. Speaker, when this business began today, I was quite frankly hoping that the Government would have reflected on its rejection last night, yesterday, of the reports. Now we are dealing with this particular report, it would reflect upon the rejection of this simple report. We are not prepared to consent to a process that would eliminate the possibility of agreement today with respect to this very small but very important adjunct to the third report of the committee. That is why it is there. Therefore, the simple

answer to my friend s request is no, there is no unanimous consent.

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October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

That is the position. 1 frankly tell the President of the Privy Council (Mr. Pinard) that 1 resent-

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October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I think the Parliamentary Secretary owes the House the favour of being relevant to the issue, to the motion.

Report of Special Committee

The motion is with respect to the fifth report only. It has nothing to do with the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth or tenth reports. Because of the exalted position he holds in the House, being Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council, 1 would ask him to direct his attention to, and give the Government's position with respect to, that single report.

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