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How did the liberal reforms help the Boer war
almost half of all men were too sick to fight so reforms would solve poverty and make men healthier
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Why would the liberal reforms increases political rivalry
labour government promised betrer living and working conditions so if the liberals make the poor healthier they wouldn't support the labour revolution as much
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how did the social reformers bring anout the liberal reforms
they hghlighted seriousness of poverty and the factors that caused it
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How did the need for an effective workforce bring about the liberal reforms
Britian was being challenged as the leading industrial power by USA and Germany
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How did more information cause the liberal reforms
information on poverty was being sent to the government by the salvation army, charities, doctors and local officials
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When did the Liberal party win a landslide victory
1906
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How did the Liberals help children
1906 was the free school mela act, 1907 school medical service, 1908 Children and young persons, made illegal to insure a childs life and they introduced Borstals for young offenders
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What where the limitations on the reforms for children
only half of local authorities set up a meal service and medical care varied widely
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How did the liberals helps the old
1908 old age pension, it made them independent and people claiming outdoor relief fell by 80,000
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what where the limitations on reforms for the old
you only got a pension if you made less than £31 a year, lived in britain for the last 20 years and had worked to the best of your ability
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how did the liberals help the sick
The national insurance act of 1911,health insurance- people in lower made jobs paid 4d the employer paid 3d and the government 2d . Workres got 26 weeks of sick pay at 10 shillings a week
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what where the limitations of reforms for the sick
families weren't entitled to free treatment and widows did not recieve pensions
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how did the liberals help the unemployed
During unemployement a worker can recieve 7 shillings per week for 15 weeks
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what were limiations on reforms for the unemployed
it was not much money to support a family
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What was David Lloyd George's titles
Chancellor of the Exchequer
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What did DLG increase taxes on
tobacco, alchol, cars
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why did the rich view DLG as radical
he wanted to tax the rich anf landowners to help the poor
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Why did the conservaties oppose LR
country would become a 'nanny state' and the poor would become lazy
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why did doctors oppose LR
didn't think health insurance woukd solve problems and didn;t like that school treatment was compulsery
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why did working people oppose LR
they didn't like paying 4d a week for insurance as it was more than the government or employer
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why did the labour party oppose LR
didn't think workers should fund there own benefits and they should tax the rich to help the poor
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