made the following communication to the House:
I regret to have to inform the House of the deaths of
- Captain the Right Hon. Robert Croft Bourne, late Member for the City of Oxford;
- Joseph Alexander Leckie, Esquire, late Member for the Borough of Walsall;
- Alfred Short, Esquire, late Member for the County of York, West Riding (Doncaster Division); and
- Sir Philip Dawson, late Member for the Borough of Lewisham (West Division).
We desire to express our sense of the loss we have sustained, and our sympathy with their relatives.