100 Years Ago – 13 May 1922

13 May 1922

The British and Italian Governments expressed concerns about the Russian statement to the Genoa Conference, but said that they wanted it to continue despite the wish of the French Government to bring it to a close.

The Labour Party lost a vote on their Prevention of Unemployment Bill by 172 votes to 82.

Michael Collins, the Irish Republican leader, said that the Irish Government would protect the civil and religious liberties of the individual in the country.