‘Cricket should not be stopped’

'Cricket should not be stopped'
Cabinet meeting minutes detailing the impact of the General Strike (catalogue reference: CAB 23/52) View in the image library

The Cabinet met on 5 May to discuss the crisis. One concern was the effect of the disruption on sporting events:

“The Cabinet were informed that racing had already been stopped. There was general agreement that cricket should not be stopped”

Image: Cabinet meeting minutes detailing the impact of the General Strike (catalogue reference: CAB 23/52). View in the image library