Key Topic 1: The impact of the Depression

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  • Key Topic 1: The Impact of the Depression
    • Britain in the 1920s: background to the Depression
      • National Insurance Benefit - 1911
        • only post-war financial help for the unemployed in a few industries (e.g. shipbuilding)
        • workers & employers paid into an Unemployment Fund
          • paid benefit for up to 15 weeks
      • Out-of-Work Donation Scheme ('the dole') - Nov 1918
        • paid small amount of benefit
        • set up to help returning soldiers & war workers to find employment
      • Depression - 1929
        • In 1929, 1.5 million unemployed   In 1930, 2.4 million unemployed
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  • Unemployment

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