Liberal Reforms

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Who did a study of poverty in 1901?
Seebohm Rowntree,
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What was the chancellor of the exchequer's name?
Lloyd George
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What did the Boer war in 1899 reveal about British soldiers?
Most of them were unfit to fight
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From Seebohm Rowntree's study, what percentage of the population were in poverty?
28%
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What 3 types of people couldn't work?
Small children, old people, sick/unemployed
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When did the liberal reforms take place?
1906 -1914
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What reforms took place in 1906?
Free school meals for children and workers compensation act
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What reforms took place in 1907?
School medical checks
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What reforms took place in 1908?
Children's charter, eight hour day for miners, pension for over 70's
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What reforms took place in 1909?
Labour exchange for workers
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What reforms took place in 1910?
Half a day off every week for shop workers
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What reforms took place in 1911?
Mp's were paid, Workers got national insurance
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