100 Years Ago – 4 December 1920

4 December 1920

The sixteen men in the Royal Irish Constabulary who were killed by Sinn Fein in Macroom in County Cork were brought back to the UK on the destroyer Undine.

It was reported that the Select Committee on Ministerial Salaries was considering paying the Prime Minister far more than any other Cabinet Minister, with a consideration to pay them a pension after leaving office.

Herbert Asquith, the former Prime Minister, unveiled a memorial at the Home Office to those staff from the department who had lost their lives in the First World War.