There is a traditional view that the strike was peaceful and good-natured. Does evidence from the cabinet papers support this view? On the second day of the strike this discussion took place in Cabinet:
'The Cabinet discussed generally the emergency measures taken to deal with the situation created by the General Strike. The Cabinet were informed that horse-racing had already been stopped. There was general agreement that cricket should not be stopped.'
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