June 8, 1951 (21st Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

John Sylvester Aloysius Sinnott

Liberal

Mr. J. S. Sinnott (Springiield):

Mr. Speaker,
I rise on a matter of public importance and a question of personal privilege. It has to do with a report appearing on page 11 of today's issue of the Montreal Gazette in which the banning of mayors and reeves as members of parliament is urged. I happen to be one. This suggestion comes from none other than the somewhat bewildered member for Assiniboia. He would deprive the electors of the right to elect or select people of their choice. He would proceed to use his dictatorial power to take away their democratic rights.

Topic:   REFERENCE IN MONTREAL "GAZETTE" TO BANNING OF MAYORS AND REEVES AS MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
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