100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 26 May 1923

26 MAY 1923

The new Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin confirmed that he would temporarily also take the role of Chancellor of the Exchequer, with sources stating that it was expected Reginald McKenna would be given the role later on in the year.

Andrew Bonar’s Law resignation list was published, including a Baronetcy for Sir Thomas Horder and a knighthood for CG May who had been the Prime Minister’s medical adviser.