100 Years Ago – 12 April 1921

12 April 1921

No conclusions were reached at the negotiations between the mine owners and the miners, despite the presence of David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister. A decision on whether the Triple Alliance would call an all-out general strike was deferred again to allow time for more negotiations to take place.

Figures showed that local authorities across the country had collected £7 million in licence fee income, including 200,000 licences for cars, 186,000 licences for cycles, 200 Bath chair licences and 15,000 tram car licences.