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DEATH OF PRINCESS MARGARET—ADDRESS OF CONDOLENCE TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

Mr Howard (Prime Minister) moved—That:

An address to Her Majesty The Queen in the following terms be agreed to:

 YOUR MAJESTY:

 We, the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia in Parliament assembled, have received with profound sorrow the news of the death of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. On behalf of the Australian people, we express deep sympathy to Your Majesty, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and other members of The Royal Family, especially Lord Linley and The Lady Sarah Chatto.

And Mr Crean (Leader of the Opposition) having seconded the motion, and Mr Anderson (Leader of the National Party of Australia) and other Members having addressed the House in support thereof, and all Members present having risen, in silence—

Question—put and passed.