The National Archives
Extract from a document on the need for Old Age Pensions. It was presented to the Cabinet by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1906
(PRO ref: CAB 37/85/96)
You need to study the source carefully before you decide whether it supports or contradicts any of the reasons in the Big Question.
What problems do skilled men face as they get older?
Is the situation better or worse for unskilled workers?
Is poverty in old age a large-scale problem?
What makes you think this document is a good/weak source of information?