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Why did the Liberals introduce reforms?

Key Liberals:

  • David Lloyd George.
  • Winston Churchill.

Social Reformers:

  • Rowntrees.
  • Charles Booth.
  • Rowntrees investigated poverty in York. They found that 28% of people living in York were living in poverty. He worked out a poverty line when individuals might find themselves above or below the line (in or out of extreme poverty).
  • Booth investigated poverty in London over a 17 year period. They investigated the living and working conditions of

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