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1

How many seats did labour have in the 1922 election?

Went from 63 to 142

2

What was significant about the cabinet?

7/16 members were peers - most aristocratic cabinet of the century

3

Who couldn't be in the cabinet and why?

Austen Chamberlain, Balfour and Birkenhead as they disagreed with the Carlton club decision

4

Who did Chamberlain's housing act mainly support?

Lower middle class rather than working class - caused resentment

5

What did Lord Curzon do with treaties?

Replaced the treaty of Sevres with the treaty of Lausanne

6

Why did french relations deteriorate?

Due to the invasion of the Ruhr

7

What was the Sankey Commission informed of?

That every 24 hours, 4 workers die

8

How many miners died between 1922-4?

603

9

In what year were women allowed to divorce?

1923