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General Strike Day 9: Wednesday 12 May 1926

Awaiting news at Downing Street

[Slide for a talk on the General StrikeLink opens in a new window, included in the archives of Henry Sara]

We should resume our work in a spirit of co-operation, leaving behind us all malice and vindictiveness" (loud cheers; Government and Opposition)

Extract from the speech of the Prime Minister to the House of Commons, reported in the 'Evening News'Link opens in a new window

Selected sources:

See all digitised sources for Day 9Link opens in a new window