In 1952 a group of elderly people enjoy pocket skittles at The Vigo Inn in Wrotham, Kent.
In 1948, the National Assistance Act founded the National Assistance Board, which was responsible for public assistance. Derived from national insurance contributions, the Board established means-tested supplements for the uninsured.
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