Liberal social Reforms

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  • Liberal social Reforms
    • 1907
      • School medication inspection
    • 1910
      • The education (choice of employment) Act
        • Career advice to children
        • By 1911
          • grants given to local authorities to help with the cost
      • The Merchant Shipping Act
        • Improved working conditions for sailers
    • 1906
      • Free school meals for children
        • by 1914
          • 150,000 children were getting one free meal per day
          • free school meal was made compulsory.
      • Workers Compension Act
        • Compernsation for the workers with injuries.
      • Trades Disputes Act
        • Unions dont have to pay the damage caused by strikes
    • 1909
      • Labour exchanges
        • help unemployed find work
          • By 1914
            • 3,000 in jobs per day
        • The Trade boards Act
          • Able to Prosecute employers
            • Paid less than the boards minimum wage
            • "Sweated industries"
              • Long hours and low pay
        • A tax allowance for Children
          • Paid less tax
    • 1908
      • Children and Young persons Act
        • known as "Children's Charter"
        • new crimes
          • To neglect children
          • Sell children cigarettes, alcohol or fireworks
          • Separate juvenile courts
            • Not treated harshly -like adults
            • Borstals
              • prisons to train young offender
      • Miners
        • Eight hours working  days
      • Pensions
        • Over 70's
          • 5s per week
          • 7s 6d per married couple
    • 1911
      • The National insurance Act
        • Medical insurance
          • prevent illnesses that can cause poverty
          • workers paid 4d per week
            • In return- Free medical treatment, sick pay (9s per week and up to 26 weeks)
        • Unemployment insurance
          • Prevent loos in work that can also cause poverty
            • Worker paid 2.5s per week
              • In return- Unemployment pay of 7s a week and up to 15 weeks
      • Pay for MP's
        • enabled working men - stand up for election to parliment

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