History revision (paper 2)

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What act was set up in 1909?
The trade boards act, it set a minimum wage that employers had to pay to employees.
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Who created it and who was it mainly targeted towards?
Winston Churchill and William Beveridge created it and it was aimed towards sweated industry workers.
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What did the sweated industries include?
Tailoring, lace-making and cardboard-box making. These workers were often women or immigrants on low wages.
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How many people were covered by the trade board act in 1914?
Over 500,000.
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What did the Labour exchanges act do?
It set up job centres.
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How would Lloyd George pay for reforms?
He wanted to increase taxes.
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