100 Years Ago – 9 May 1922

9 May 1922

David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister, rejected at the Genoa Conference the rumours that he had a meeting with Louis Barthou which had led to some controversial outcomes. Austen Chamberlain, speaking in the House of Commons, also rejected the comments which had been printed in The Times newspaper.

The House of Commons rejected the proposals to reduce tea duty and to abolish the tax on imported motor cars, musical instruments and clocks.