The answer will be found a page 2323 of Hansard, and reads:
Accordingly it is not in the public interest to givi this or similar information in reply to this and th. next question. However, I shall be glad to give th< hon. member the information for his own privati use, if he wants it.
A little further on a question is asked whj this information could not be given to ; special committee, and the minister's answe: is:
It was not in the public interest.
The question is: What is the purpose? Wh; were these $19 million spent, for what pur pose and in what proportion among the ser vices. Those are among the questions whicl relatively-
Topic: DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE