Handling The 5 Giants - The Beveridge Report

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  • Handling the 5 Giants (1942 Beveridge Report)
    • Ignorance
      • Butler Education Act (1944)
        • Free secondary education for all
      • School leaving age raised to 15 (1947)
    • Idleness
      • Full employment resulting from state intervention
        • Target of 2% unemployment
    • Disease
      • National Health Service Act (1946)
        • Free healthcare for every citizen.
          • Came into operation July 1948
    • Squalor
      • New Towns Act 1946
        • 12 new towns built to prevent over crowding
        • 800,000 council houses built by 1950
    • Want
      • National Assistance Act (1948)
      • Family Allowance Act (1945)
      • National Insurance Act (1946)

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