100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 3 November 1923


Stanley Baldwin, the Prime Minister, gave a speech in Manchester giving further details on safeguarding the home market, combating unemployment and ensuring cheaper supplies of raw material.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, speaking in Cardiff, referred to the policy of protection and said what was intended was a general tariff on imported manufactured goods.

It was announced in the German press that the Social Democrats had decided to withdraw from the Reich coalition Government.