How effective were the Liberal Reforms

Liberal Reforms and how effective they were

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Groups the Actions taken This is a good measure This was not a go
Liberals were because ... measure because
trying to help
Children Free school meals 1906 By 1914 over 150, 000 School meals we
children got one good meal a responsibility of
day councils, so they
have to provide t
School medical inspections Children got free compulsory Medical treatme
1907 medical checks children didn't be
free until 1912
School clinics 1908
Children and Young Persons Children became protected Measures protec
Act 1908 people, parents that abused children were ha
their children were enforce, Borstals
prosecuted not always bette
than prison for ch
Children that convicted
crimes were sent to special
prisons called Borstals, not
to adult prisons
The old Old Age Pensions 1908 All people over 70 received The pension was
7s a week or 7s 6d for a generous and co
couple, paid by the refused to peopl
government had failed to wor
best in their work
Working people Labour Exchanges 1909 Unemployed people could go Many of the jobs
to the government labour exchange were s
exchange to find out in there term or casual an
was a job available in their government didn
area. By 1913 exchanges anything to secur
were finding 3000 jobs a day jobs.
for workers
National Insurance Act Part 1, If a worker was ill they could The poorest work
1911 (Health) get 10s a week sick pay for resented having
13 weeks. It was funded by week from their
worker, employer and
government contributions
National Insurance Act Part 2, If a worker was unemployed The average wor
1911 (Unemployment) they could receive 7s 6d per family couldn't su
week. It was funded by the on 7s 6d a week.
worker, employer and unemployment p
government contributions out after 15 wee
How effective were the Liberal Reforms?


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