100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 6 June 1923

6 JUNE 1923

It was reported that a massage received in Paris from Berlin states that Germany’s new reparations offer is based on annual payments rather than specific fixed amounts.

The Marquis of Salisbury stated that the Government’s view was that the establishment of a Singapore base was essential, after being questioned by Viscount Wimborne who suggested that there should instead be an investment in the air force.

A vote of £44,655,246 for the Ministry of Pensions was discussed in the House of Commons and then agreed to.