100 Years Ago – 6 May 1922

6 May 1922

Sir Robert Horne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, said at a Primrose League demonstration in London that there was reason to be positive about the industrial situation. He said “the authority and moral power of Britain stands at a pitch which has not been surpassed, and remains the chief factor in keeping alive mankind’s hopes for the future”.

The shipyard trade unions confirmed that they had called off the strike due to insufficient support from members to continue the dispute.