Problems the Labour government death with 1945-51.

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  • Problems the Labour Government dealt with 1945 - 1951.
    • The 5 Giants
      • IGNORACE
        • 1944 - Education Act.
          • divided into primary, secondary & further.
          • Secondary = Grammar, technical & modern.
          • Free education until 14
    • WANT
      • 1945 - Family Allowance Act.
        • 5 shillings per week for each child
      • 1946 - National Insurance Act
        • Old Age Pensions for men over 65 and women over 60.
        • unemployment, sickness, maternity & window benefits.
      • 1948 National Assistance Act
        • set up for homeless, sick, disabled who couldn't pay National Insurance.
    • DISEASE
      • 1946 NHS Act.
        • Free service providing advice, treatment and care.
        • The NHS controlled hospital and specialist services.
    • SQUALOR
      • 1946 - Housing Production Executive
        • 1 Million houses built between 1945  - 51.
      • 1946 - New Towns Act.
        • 17 - England
      • 1947 - Town and Country Planning Act.
        • Local councils could purchase land to build on.
    • IDLENESS
      • Building schemes = high employment.
      • Nationalisation of different industries
  • 5 - Scotland
  • 1- Wales
  • Age raised to 15 in 1947.
  • 5 shillings = 25 pence.

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