Disraeli Social Reforms

What did the 1874 Factory Act do?
Reduced working hours to 10 hours per day, no child could be employed till the age of 10 and employed full time till the age of 14
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What was the Artisans Dwelling Act 1875 and why did it not go far enough?
Local authorities given power to buy slum houses and replace with modern/healthy housing. It was permissive rather than compulsory.
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What act legalised peaceful picketing and meant Unions couldn't be prosecuted for doing so?
Conspiracy and Protection of Property Act 1875
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What act essentially made the 1848 Public Health Act compulsory?
1875 Public Health Act
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What did the 1876 Education Act do?
School Attendance Committees were established to encourage educational chances.
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Why was it not as good as it could have been?
The committees had the option to help poor parents send children to school but it was permissive and many chose to not help
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What did 1878 Factory Act do?
All workshops and factories employing 50 or more people to be inspected by government and not local authorities
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What was the Artisans Dwelling Act 1875 and why did it not go far enough?

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Local authorities given power to buy slum houses and replace with modern/healthy housing. It was permissive rather than compulsory.

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What act legalised peaceful picketing and meant Unions couldn't be prosecuted for doing so?

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What act essentially made the 1848 Public Health Act compulsory?

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What did the 1876 Education Act do?

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