Why the Liberals passed social reforms 1906-1914

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By 1906 Britain was in need for social reform and reforms were passed by Liberals for a number of reasons

National efficiency 

  • GB in relative decline
  • Boer War highlights poor state of working class
    - army inefficient
    - malnourished
    - plagued with illness
  • Economies of USA and Germany catching up with GB's
  • Need for more able workers encouraged govt. to better industry in aim to make the country more efficient.

Liberal Policies Not Working

  • Self


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