100 Years Ago – 10 March 1921

10 March 1921

It was announced that John Fletcher Moulton, Baron Moulton had died at the age of 76. He had served as the Liberal MP for Clapham between 1885 and 1886, for Hackney South between 1894 and 1895, and then for Launceston between 1898 and 1906.

Eric Geddes, the Minister for Transport, said in a speech that “the railways are not in anything like as bad a position as some people say” and that “there is no greater curse that could ever come to this country than the nationalisation of the railways”.