Very briefly I would urge you, Mr. Speaker, to take this question of privilege very seriously. I am sure if the reverse obtained and members of Parliament were reflecting on the decisions of a judge with a similar looseness of lips, many people would have been very quick to criticize us for blurring the line between the judiciary and the legislative function, and properly so.
I think an equal requirement is laid upon the judiciary not to make comments which express contempt for members of Parliament or for this House. I would urge you to examine the record in this case. Perhaps, Mr. Speaker, you will be able to obtain what the hon. member who raised the point of privilege was not able to obtain.
In any event, we already know enough of what was said for there to be significant concern. I urge the Chair to reflect on this and come back to the House with a ruling that enables Parliament to protect itself against this kind of comment.