100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 31 October 1923

31 OCTOBER 1923

The death of former Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law was announced.

Stanley Baldwin, the Prime Minister, said that the changes he was making to tackle with the problem of unemployment were essential. He added that the dream of universal free trade was but a dream and could not be dreamed today.

It was rumoured in the German press that the developments in Saxony would likely lead to the fall of the Stresmann Cabinet.