Mr. Speaker, I come back to what I was talking about earlier on with this being a slippery slope. When we start ordering the Prime Minister to tell people to appear before committee, professional public service employees that we have, where does it end? Do we then start telling others to appear next week, if we question their judgment and question their input? Where does it end?
I do not feel as though it is entirely appropriate to order the Prime Minister, through a motion of this House, to instruct an employee of the federal government to appear before committee.
Does the member at least not see that setting this kind of precedent, and opening this kind of door, would not have more problems down the road if we start to cherry pick who we are going to call from time to time, or who we are going to order from time to time via the Prime Minister?