The National Insurance Act, 1911 - The principle terms of the act and how the money was to be raised

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The Principle terms of the Act:

  • It covered workers aged between 16 and 60 who earned less than £160 a year against sickness and unemployment
  • It did not apply to all industries, but only to building, engineering and ship building - covering three million workers
  • Sickness benefit of 10 shillings (50p) for men, and 7s…


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