100 Years Ago – 4 June 1921

4 June 1921

The Miners’ Executive rejected the Government’s proposals to end the coal mining strike. The executive rejected a ballot of miners, with the Government saying mine owners had made concessions whilst the unions had refused to do anything to bring about a resolution.

The Government criticised Sinn Fein members for the destruction of telegraph and telephone wires in the Liverpool area in an attempt to limit communications in the city.