John Thomas HACKETT

HACKETT, The Hon. John Thomas, Q.C., B.C.L.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Stanstead (Quebec)
Birth Date
June 12, 1884
Deceased Date
September 15, 1956
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Thomas_Hackett
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=e1cf19c9-a62a-456b-9dd3-6cceabec8111&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
CON
  Stanstead (Quebec)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
PC
  Stanstead (Quebec)
July 28, 1955 - April 30, 1949
PC
  Stanstead (Quebec)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 4 of 416)


April 6, 1949

Mr. Hackett:

I would draw the minister's attention to the fact that in dealing with a similar item the Minister of Finance said that the amount of the original vote apparently was not quite sufficient to enable the work to be completed. Then he said: Treasury board indicated that it should be carried on and that this supplementary vote would be requested; but this not being my own department I am not in a position to answer the specific question asked by my hon. friend.

I would draw to the attention of the committee the fact that, according to the Minister of Finance, that amount appeared to have been already spent, the approval of parliament to be secured later.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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April 6, 1949

Mr. Hackett:

When did it become effective?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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April 6, 1949

Mr. Hackett:

The item before the committee has to do with just one-quarter of one hundred million dollars which apparently have been spent

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April 6, 1949

Mr. Hackett:

-and parliament is now asked to ratify it as one unexplained item. The hon. gentleman, when asked to give an explanation, merely said: Well, it is not in the public interest. Why does the hon. gentleman fear parliament? He and his party will control any committee that is set up for the purpose-

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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April 6, 1949

Mr. Hackett:

I draw your attention, Mr. hairman, to the fact that we are dealing *ith an item of national defence.

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