100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 6 October 1923

6 OCTOBER 1923

A Berlin telegram stated that Dr Stresemann, the German Chancellor, had failed to form “a Cabinet of personalities” and that he was trying to revive a Coalition Government which could include the socialists.

Lieutenant-Colonel the Hon Walter Edward Guinness was appointed as the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, in succession to Sir William Joynson-Hicks, who was appointed as the Minister of Health.