Right Hon. R. B. BENNETT (Prime Minister) :
Mr. Speaker, on November 28 last
Hon. E. B. Ryckman tendered his resignation as Minister of National Revenue, which resignation was submitted to His Excellency the Governor General and accepted. A letter to that effect was written to the retiring minister on November 30, 1933. His successor, Hon. R. C. Matthews, was appointed on December 6, 1933. I lay on the table the correspondence in connection with the resignation because of ill health of the retiring minister.