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who were the two men responsible for changing the attitude that people were poor because they were lazy?
Rowntree & Booth
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who were the party in charge of Britain in the late 19th century?
The Liberals
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Who were the rising industrial powers challenging Britain's industrial reign?
Germany & The USA
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what was the political system that the Liberals were afraid of?
Socialism
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what percentage of the cities population were found to be living below the poverty line?
30%
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what was the principle of laissez faire?
Individuals were solely responsible for their own lives and welfare
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name one reason why the reforms were introduced?
The Boer war
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What was Lloyd Georges role in parliament?
Chancellor of the exchequer
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How much was the old age pension?
5 shillings 7 shillings for married people
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when did the government allow local authorities to provide free school meals to schools?
1906
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when did school medical inspections begin
1907
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when did free medical treatment become available?
1912
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when were junior courts and Borstals set up?
1908
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when was the provision of free school meals made compulsory?
1914
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When was the old age pension introduced
1908
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How old did you need to be to qualify for the old age pension
70
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when was the national insurance act put in place?
1911
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To be accepted for the national insurance you had to earn under...
£160 a year
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what was the compulsory payment towards the national insurance?
worker: 4 pence employer: 3 pence state: 2 pence
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what were the benefits of the national insurance?
sickness benefit of 9 shillings, free healthcare, maternity benefit of 30 pence
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how much money were insured workers given a week if they became unemployed?
7 shillings
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how long could the unemployment benefit be claimed for?
15 weeks
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