100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 16 October 1923

16 OCTOBER 1923

Sir William Joynson-Hicks, the Minister of Health, spoke in Hounslow stating that unemployment relief schemes were menaced by the large stocks of iron and steel in the Ruhr waiting to be dumped at a price match much below that at which they could be manufactured in the UK.

David Lloyd George, the former Prime Minister, arrived in Minnesota having travelled from Winnipeg.

Over 2,000 joiners stopped worked in Glasgow owing to a trade dispute.