100 Years Ago – 17 March 1921

17 March 1921

The German Reparation Recovery Bill was considered by the House of Commons in committee to try and work towards resolving the issue of how much the Germans needed to pay following the First World War.

The Anglo-Russian Trade Agreement was signed by Robert Horne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Leonid Krasin, Commissar of Foreign Trade. It was thought that it was a loosening of the socialist principles that were held by Lenin and a move towards trading with capitalist countries.