The Welfare State

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  • Beveridge:5 "giant evils" and what the welfare state has done
    • Disease
      • NHS (National Health Service)
    • Ignorance
      • Education reforms (including the raising of the partticipation age to 18)
    • Un- employment
      • A commitment to full employment (under 3% jobless)
    • Poverty
      • 1946 National Insurance Act providing compulsory contributions from the employers and employees for sickness, un- employment and maternity benefits
    • Inadequate Housing
      • Programs of council housing to replace homes destroyed by war time bombing and to rise standards of housing generally
    • After 60 years, welfare is now seen as part of their "rights", which include privacy and family life, health, to be educated, own property and freedom of expression and religion ect


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