100 Years Ago – 13 April 1921

13 April 1921

The Triple Alliance said that its workers should remain at work amidst concern of a general strike. but the three unions said they would meet again the following day to discuss the situation.

An education vote of £28 million was discussed and passed in the House of Commons.

Railwaymen in Fife were forced to stop work by striking miners who threatened the railway workers and said they would forcibly remove them from the signal box that they were working at. This caused trains along that section of the line to have to stop, blocking transportation between the north and south, particularly Dundee and Aberdeen.

Desertion was included as a ground for divorce in Lord Gorell’s Matrimonial Causes Bill in the House of Lords.