Problems facing David Lloyd George's Post War Government

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  • Created on: 15-01-15 19:43
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  • Problems facing DLG
    • economy
      • had to switch back to peacetime conditions
    • Ireland
      • Partitioned by DLG in 1921
    • Indusry
      • failure of staple industries
        • mass unemployment
          • 2 million
      • strikes
        • police in liverpool
        • miners
    • Finance
      • paying for reforms to help with unemployment was hard
      • Geddes axe
        • cut public spending by 64 million
          • lost DLG support
    • Immediate problems
      • growth of America & germany
      • growth of trade unions
        • 8 million members
      • debt
      • demobilisation
        • delegated to Churchill
    • Things DLG did well
      • set up ministers for health & transport
      • stopped rationing
      • re-privatised industry
        • rail ways
      • addisons housing act
      • extended education from 14-18

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