May 7, 1974 (29th Parliament, 2nd Session)

PC

Paul Theodore Hellyer

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Hellyer:

Does the minister not feel he has a solemn obligation to parliament and to the Canadian people to tell them the growth rate on which his forecasts are based, and that it is rather contemptuous of the House and the Canadian people to try to hide exactly what he predicts to be the case for the coming year? Will he not now change his mind and come clean with the Canadian people and with parliament and tell us what the basis is?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   THE BUDGET-GROWTH IN GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT IN CURRENT DOLLAR TERMS USED IN ESTIMATING REVENUES
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