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Oral Answers to Questions — Czechoslovakia.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 20th March 1939.

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Photo of Mr R.A. Butler Mr R.A. Butler , Saffron Walden

I have been asked to reply. Yes, Sir. I much regret to say that Mr. Walter Neumark, British Vice-Consul at Brno, committed suicide on 16th March. It is known that Mr. Neumark had been in poor health for some time and was suffering from depression, and it would seem probable that the strain of recent events aggravated his condition.