The resignation of Admiral Fisher in forced Asquith to reconstruct the government on a coalition basis and admit the Conservatives. David Lloyd George.
Thomas, he was shouted down. From August, under Haig's command, the Allied forces chalked up a succession of victories against the Germans which forced an end to the war in November.
He also earned a high reputation by his patient work in settling strikes.
He recruited efficient civilians to devise strategy and operations, proving to be a shrewd judge of talent. This he did in the National Insurance Act of All rights reserved.
It was intended as a showcase for his radical and nonconformist views on such subjects as the tithe, disestablishment, the land question, education and temperance. At that time he appeared to be trying to create a separate Welsh national party modelled on Parnell 's Irish Parliamentary Party and worked towards a union of the North and South Wales Liberal Federations.