100 Years Ago – 21 May 1922

21 May 1922

A large crowd, including 200 MPs, gathered at Victoria railway station to welcome David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister, back from Genoa. In a speech after the Prime Minister’s arrival at Downing Street, he said “we have secured a pact of peace amongst thirty nations of the world”.

47 engineering unions reached agreement with employers, in what was hoped would bring an end to the long-running dispute.