100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 8 November 1923


Neville Chamberlain, defending the Government’s fiscal policy during a speech in Preston, said that he did not think that anyone would be deceived by what he called the crocodile tears of Herbert Asquith.

Stanley Baldwin, the Prime Minister, visited his native county and was presented with the freedom of the City of Worcester.

Further cases of foot and mouth disease were reported in the West of Scotland.