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list some differences between Churchill 's (conservative) and Atlee's (labour party)
Churchill emphasized on continuity, Atlee =change 'never again'. labour was more guaranteeing, churchill =hopes
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When was the Gestapo speech and what was it
4th june 1945, Churchill said that labour was evil and they'll enforce nazi style secret police. noone believed as atlee looked harmless. churchill worked with atlee, bad-mouthing= untrustworthy
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what was the beveridge report briefly
an insurance scheme to eliminate poverty. contribution were needed to pay benefits for those sick, unemployed or injured, as well as old-age pensions. supported those in times of hardship.
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What did the beveridge report provide
family allowance for 2nd and subsequent child, maternity grant and benefit, marriage grant, death grant
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how successful was the beveridge report
in dec 1942m within 2 weeks- 635,000 copies of the report sold out. 19/20 had heard of the report. 9/10 wanted it put forward.
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list the 5 parts of attacking the 5 giants
1: ignorance 2: want 3: squalor 4: disease 5: idleness
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What helped attack ignorance in the 5 giants
1944 education act
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What helped attack want in the 5 giants
1945, family allowance act. 1946, national insurance act. 1948, national assistance act
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What helped attack squalorin the 5 giants
1946, housing production executive set up- more houses, 1946, new town act- enlarged towns
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What helped attack disease in the 5 giants
1946, national health service act
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what is social insurance
to ensure that no one in Britain, that is willing to work, is without money and cannot afford basic needs. But you must pay in order for the government to look after you.
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what is cash benefits
the money used to provide benefits, you are given money.
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what is meant by all-in
for everybody as long as you’ve paid your national insurance and everything is provided (service). This means equality, so everyone benefits from it→ better public support.
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what is ‘We are creating Jerusalem’
When they restart and make it into a more idealistic place. Jerusalem= perfect society.
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When was the National Health Service (NHS) passed
1946
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what was the BMA
(British Medical Association) is an organisation of doctors. They agreed to the NHS because it was run by the government so they’d pay them less → worse lifestyle. In January 1948, the BMA held a ballot of all its doctors to see whether they approved
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what dod bevan promise to the bma
Bevan convinced the BMA to drop their objections to the NHS by promising that he’d amend that act so that doctors won’t be afraid of become salaried civil servants.
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explain the costs of the nhs
In April 1951, the Labour government imposed charges for medical services in order to control NHS spending, which increased to £500,000,000. This made Bevan angry and he resigned because everything he worked for has been destroyed.
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