100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 2 June 1923

2 JUNE 1923

Mabel Philipson won the by-election in the constituency of Berwick-upon-Tweed securing 12,000 votes, with the Liberal candidate Harold Burge Robson getting 5,858 votes and the Labour candidate Gilbert Oliver getting 3,966 votes.

The Restoration of Order in Ireland Bill passed the report stage and the third reading in the House of Commons.

The terms of a Government offer to the Skye land raiders were announced in the House of Commons by the Under Secretary of Health in Scotland.