Interior of a council house meeting room, with wood paneling and a framed portrait of Neville Chamberlain doing his Munich paper waving dance. In the room is a big meeting table: one side are three men, we don’t really know who they are but luckily their name plates give us a clue.
L to R: Albert Bore, Labour, Council Leader: he has a rosette.
Bob Kerslake, Chairman.
Thomas Shelby, Local Businessman: he wears turn of the last century dress including a smart looking flat cap.
Kerslake is speaking to the assembled reporters (ie one man in a hat with ‘Press’ on it.
“The conclusion of the review is that we should leave things just as they are, but with a greater role for business in governing Birmingham.”
The cartoon is captioned: A local tradition upheld.