Mr. Sean Casey (Charlottetown, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, today the Federal Court ruled in favour of Dennis Manuge and other veterans who have been waging a court battle with the Conservatives over pension clawbacks. The government was wrong to litigate in the first instance, and now the court has ruled.
Will the Minister of Justice commit today to not appeal this ruling and leave these veterans alone?
Hon. Peter MacKay (Minister of National Defence, CPC): Mr. Speaker, I believe the member opposite is a lawyer. He would know this decision has just been rendered today by the Federal Court. The Department of Justice and the Department of National Defence will review this case. Until such time it would be inappropriate to comment further.