Lberal reforms definitions

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Free school meals (1906)
Provided for poor children and allowed their health to improve.
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Worker's compensation act (1907)
Workers received compensation for any injuries they got at work.
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Children's charter (1908)
Punishments were given to those neglecting children. Children were sent to borstals not adult prisons.
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Old age pensions act (1908)
Pensions were introduced for those over 70yrs old.
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Coal mines regulation act (1908)
Maximum 8hr day for miners introduced.
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Labour exchanges set up (1909)
Helped unemployed people find work.
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Shops act (1911)
Weekly half-day holiday introduced for all shop workers.
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National insurance act (1911)
Free medical care and sick pay for ill workers for 4d/day. Unemployment pay (dole) for 15 weeks for 2.5d/ week
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Parliament act (1911)
MPs now payed. Allowed working men to stand for election.
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Workers received compensation for any injuries they got at work.

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Worker's compensation act (1907)

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Punishments were given to those neglecting children. Children were sent to borstals not adult prisons.

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Pensions were introduced for those over 70yrs old.

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Maximum 8hr day for miners introduced.

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