February 17, 1953 (21st Parliament, 7th Session)

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James Lorimer Ilsley

Hon. J. L. Ilsley (Minister of Finance) moved

that the house go into committee to consider the following resolution:
Resolved, that it is expedient to introduce a measure to provide:
Then there are four paragraphs. The Speaker was in the chair and Mr. Ilsley, the minister of finance in Mr. Mackenzie King's government, stood up and said:
Mr. Speaker, I propose to make a statement to the house on this resolution while Your Honour is in the chair.
Seventeen days after Mr. Speaker Glen had ruled that the debate on that occasion should be directed to the negative-and you can bet your boots that Mr. Ilsley did not speak to the negative of his resolution-he spoke to the affirmative with great vigour and at considerable length.

Topic:   FARM IMPROVEMENT LOANS ACT
Subtopic:   PROVISION TO EXTEND OPERATION FOR A FURTHER PERIOD, ETC.
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