Turning point. Campbell- Bannerman resigned due to ill health Asquith was his replacement Lloyd George and Churchill were in the cabinet They were committed to social reform. Pressure for reforms. Royal Commission on the Aged 1893-1895 Most people thought it was a good idea
Drunken Women Fighting, London, c.1900
Gov. miscalculated how many people would come forward
Estimated 500,00 but 650,000 applied
No birth certificate, difficult to prove age
According to the cartoon, what are the possible areas the government could spend money on?
Does Asquith look as though he has made his mind up how to spend his money?
According to the cartoonist, do old age pensions seem to be a priority?
'Financial year, ending of - What will he do with it' by W.K. Haselden; Daily Mirror, 29 March 1906