Acts 1945 - 1990

The acts and laws throughout the period.

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The National Health Service Act 1946 (Disease)
Government: Atlee; Description: Introduced a national health scheme.
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Housing Act 1946 (Squalor)
Government: Atleel; Description: Aimed to inprove the quality of housing for working class people in Britain.
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National Insurance Act 1946 (Want)
Govenment: Atlee; Provided unemployment benefits for people who had been in jobs but have lost them.
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Education Act 1944 (Ignorance)
Government: Churchill; Improved the quality of education in schools. Introduced a new 'tripartite' system, under which all Government systems were managed.
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Nationalisation (Idleness)
Govenment: Atlee; Coal industry- 1947, Railways- 1948 and iron/steel- 1948. The Government purchased the key industries from private owners because it was believed the Government would cut less jobs.
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New Towns Act 1946 (Squalor)
Government: Atlee; This provided funding for 14 new towns to be built in Britain. They thought inner city people would move there.
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Army wasn't rapidly decommissioned, (Idleness)
Government:Churchill/Atlee; Unlike WW1, when soldiers were left unemployed, the army was kept fairly large. Many soldiers were stationed in West Germany
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Industrial Injuries Act 1946 (Want)
Government: Atlee; This forced employers to pay benefits to injured workers. This prevented these workers and their families falling into poverty.
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National Assistance Act 1948 (Want)
Govenment: Atlee; This provided unemployment benefits for people who were not eligible for benefits unfer the National Insurance act.
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Government: Atleel; Description: Aimed to inprove the quality of housing for working class people in Britain.

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Housing Act 1946 (Squalor)

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Govenment: Atlee; Provided unemployment benefits for people who had been in jobs but have lost them.

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Government: Churchill; Improved the quality of education in schools. Introduced a new 'tripartite' system, under which all Government systems were managed.

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Card 5

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Govenment: Atlee; Coal industry- 1947, Railways- 1948 and iron/steel- 1948. The Government purchased the key industries from private owners because it was believed the Government would cut less jobs.

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