100 Years Ago – 23 December 1920

23 December 1920

David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister, said a meeting of the British Dominion delegates to the League of Nations that he didn’t think that there would be peace until every nation joined the League and for as long as there continued competition in armaments.

The results were announced of the Abertillery and Rhondda East Parliamentary by-elections, with the Labour Party holding both of them.

Ben Spoor, the Labour MP for Bishop Auckland, reported back on his recent trip to India. He noted that he felt that there was near unanimity amongst the population for Home Rule, with widespread support for the methods proposed by Gandhi.