[Slide for a talk on the General Strike, 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'
- 12.20pm: The Trades Union Congress General Council visit Downing Street and tell the Prime Minister that the general strike is to be called off unconditionally.
- The news is telegraphed to the BBC and broadcast during the 1pm news bulletin.
- The King issues a message urging his subjects to join together and "forget whatever elements of bitterness the events of the past few days may have created" in order to create a lasting peace.
- The miners remain on strike.
- During the evening, police baton charge a crowd attending a meeting outside the Town Hall, Poplar, London. Those injured include the Mayor of Poplar.
- Termination of the General Strike: official notes of the meeting between members of the Cabinet and the Trades Union Congress General Council
- Summaries of BBC news broadcasts:
- 'The British Gazette', no.7, 3am edition, emergency newspaper issued by the government
- 'The British Worker', no.8, official strike news bulletin of the Trades Union Congress, including announcement of the end of the strike
- 'The Scottish Worker', no.3, official strike news bulletin of the Scottish Trades Union Congress
- Trades Union Congress General Council official bulletin, no.9, including copy of the Samuel memorandum
- Trades Union Congress Intelligence Committee survey of the strike position (morning)
- Trades Union Congress Intelligence Committee Intelligence Service bulletin, no.10, 12.30pm
- Trades Union Congress Intelligence Committee report (morning)
- 'Daily Mirror', illustrated emergency bulletin
- 'Evening News', late extra bulletin
- Oxford Workers' Strike Bulletin