Liberal Reforms Timeline

A timeline from 1899 - 1912 of important reforms under the liberals, with prime minister, chancellor of the exchequer and home secretary changes.

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The Liberal Reforms

Britain involved in Boer War in South Africa. When men volunteered to join the army to
fight, around 50% of the potential recruits were found to be unfit.

1906 Liberal party won the general election with a huge majority. Sir Henry Campbell
Bannerman became Prime…

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1911 Liberals introduced the National Insurance Act. Part 1 provided help for workers who
were taken ill. Part 2 provided help for workers who were unemployed.

Parliament Act reduces ability of House of Lords to block legislation

1912 School clinics. A network of school clinics was set up that provided…


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