100 Years Ago – 10 May 1922

10 May 1922

Eric Geddes, who had chaired a commission on cutting Government executive, said that half of the suggested cuts suggested by the Geddes Committee had been introduced. Geddes said that he expected the Chancellor of the Exchequer to make further reductions in Government expenditure over the year.

The Labour’s Women’s Conference in Leamington passed a resolution viewing with alarm the potential breakdown of the Genoa Conference, calling on the working classes to stand for peace by refusing to organise for war.