James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)
Hon. J. L. ILSLEY (Acting Prime Minister):
Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister, who will not be present this afternoon, has asked me to table copy of order in council which I shall read:
His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Right Honourable W. L. Mackenzie King, Prime Minister, is pleased to appoint and doth hereby appoint George James Mellraith, Esq., M.P., parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Reconstruction, to assist the said minister within and without parliament in such manner and to such extent as the said minister may determine.
Subtopic: ANNOUNCEMENT WITH RESPECT TO APPOINTMENT -DEPARTMENT OP RECONSTRUCTION