Canada, House of Commons Debates, Statement Made by Leader of New Democratic Party , 32nd Parl, 1st Sess (16 February 1981)
By: Canada (Parliament)
Citation: Canada, House of Commons Debates, 32nd Parl, 1st Sess, 1981 at 7249.
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STATEMENT MADE BY LEADER 0F NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTYMOTION
UN DER S.O. 43
Mr. Gordon Towers (Red Deer): Madam Speaker, 1 risc
under the provisions of Standing Order 43. The Leader of the
New Democratic Party is alleged to have told a Montreal
audience on the weekend that a vast majority of bis NDP
caucus would vote with the government on the Constitution
proposais but that a few would follow their conscience and
oppose the government. 1 move, seconded by the hon. member
for Winnipeg-Assiniboine (Mr. McKcnzie):
That the leader af the socialiats be asked ta clarify the innuenda that those
wha da vote with the government may bc doing sa at variance with their
consciences, that their illegitimate relatianship with the Grils May have fuddleduddled
Mada. Speaker: Is there unanimous consent for this
Some hon. Meinhers: Agreed.
Some bon. Members: No.