The Speaker of the House of Commons announced the death of Feltham and Heston MP Alan Keen today. Mr Keen had been an MP for 19 years having been elected in 1992. He was 73.
Mr Bercow told Members in the House of Commons Chamber:
"I regret to have to inform the House of the death of Alan Keen, Member for Feltham and Heston.
" For a number of years, Alan was the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Football and, before entering this House in 1992, Alan had been for 18 years, a scout for Middlesbrough Football Club.
" I am sure that Members in all parts of the House will join me in mourning the loss of a colleague and in extending our sympathy to Ann, his wife, and to his family and friends."