100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 19 February 1924

19 FEBRUARY 1924

A Court of Inquiry was set up by the Government in connection with the dockers’ strike. The Cabinet issued a warning to ‘profiteers’ in regard to unjust increases in food prices, and steps were taken to prevent the exploitation of consumers.

JC Fenton was appointed as the Solicitor General for Scotland.

Ramsay MacDonald, the Prime Minister, in reply to a deputation from the League of Nations Union said everything the Government could do to make the League a real force in the national policy they would do.