Alan Aylesworth MACNAUGHTON

MACNAUGHTON, The Hon. Alan Aylesworth, P.C., O.C., Q.C., B.A., B.C.L., LL.D.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Mount Royal (Quebec)
Birth Date
July 30, 1903
Deceased Date
July 16, 1999
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Macnaughton
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=9dabb150-bb52-445b-84d2-25d358e604a2&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister and solicitor, lawyer

Parliamentary Career

June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Mount Royal (Quebec)
August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
LIB
  Mount Royal (Quebec)
June 10, 1957 - February 1, 1958
LIB
  Mount Royal (Quebec)
March 31, 1958 - April 19, 1962
LIB
  Mount Royal (Quebec)
June 18, 1962 - February 6, 1963
LIB
  Mount Royal (Quebec)
April 8, 1963 - September 8, 1965
LIB
  Mount Royal (Quebec)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (May 16, 1963 - January 17, 1966)
July 8, 1966 - September 8, 1965
LIB
  Mount Royal (Quebec)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (May 16, 1963 - January 17, 1966)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 108 of 112)


August 12, 1944

Mr. McNAUGHTON:

We are getting

pretty close to things which it would be dangerous to discuss except under security.

65SS

R einforcements

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August 12, 1944

Mr. McNAUGHTON:

The hon. member will take it from me that the figures are in accordance with the recommendations of the military advisers of the government. I have taken their recommendation absolutely without any influence by myself.

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August 12, 1944

Mr. McNAUGHTON:

What I meant there was the expected wastage, in that case the periods of activity, to ensure absolutely that there was no doubt as between what was in the minds of our commanders as to what they were expected to do, and what the theatre commanders from whom they received orders had in mind,, so that we would be quite sure that full provision should be made. That was an arrangement entered into by the minister in his regime and I was very glad to see it in effect. I had therefore double assurance.

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August 12, 1944

Mr. McNAUGHTON:

It was to ensure that we who have to make provision in Canada to meet calls for reinforcements without any possibility of doubt knew what was in the mind of the man who had to order those operations.

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August 12, 1944

Mr. McNAUGHTON:

I have not analysed recently the particular request to which the hon. member refers, because we have been dealing with the actual situation as it has developed, but I understand the figures are the same. Ours is a somewhat higher provision, about a thousand additional.

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