March 29, 1922 (14th Parliament, 1st Session)

CON

Leon Johnson Ladner

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LADNER:

There is a decided increase in these estimates over last year, apart from the statutory increases. Now, considering general world conditions and decrease in wages in all forms of labour, skilled and unskilled, I should like to ask the minister whether, when these Estimates were presented to him, he endeavoured to find out why there had been an increase, and whether some method could not be devised for bringing his estimates more into conformity with general conditions in the labour world outside.

Topic:   MILITARY SERVICE ACT, 1917
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