5 MAY 1923
The court martial began in the town of Werden, near Essen, of the directors of Krupp.
Herbert Asquith, the former Prime Minister, said at a speech in Bournemouth that he would take no part in the formation of a centre party against extremists and indicated the ideals which he shared with the Labour Party.
Speaking at the Aldwych Club in London, Winston Churchill spoke about the dangers of a socialist Government.
The Second Reading of the Labour Party’s Workmen’s Compensation Bill was read in the House of Commons without any opposition.