Liberal Welfare Reforms 1906-12

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1906
Free school meals: provided for children in need/poor children's health improved as result
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1907
Workers Compensation Act: workers received compensation for work injures
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1908
Children's Charter: punishments for neglecting/treating children cruelly/children sent to borstals (not adult prisons), Old Age Pensions Act: pensions introduced for over 70-year-olds, Coal Mines Regulation Act: introduced max 8 hour day for miners
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1909
Labour exchanges set up: helped unemployed people find work
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1911
Shops Act: weekly 1/2 day holiday for all shop workers, National Insurance Act: free medical treatment/sick pay if workers ill (4d a week)/unemployment pay (dole) for 15 weeks (2 1/2 d a week), Parliament Act: MPs paid/working men stand for election
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Card 2

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Workers Compensation Act: workers received compensation for work injures

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1907

Card 3

Front

Children's Charter: punishments for neglecting/treating children cruelly/children sent to borstals (not adult prisons), Old Age Pensions Act: pensions introduced for over 70-year-olds, Coal Mines Regulation Act: introduced max 8 hour day for miners

Back

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Card 4

Front

Labour exchanges set up: helped unemployed people find work

Back

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Card 5

Front

Shops Act: weekly 1/2 day holiday for all shop workers, National Insurance Act: free medical treatment/sick pay if workers ill (4d a week)/unemployment pay (dole) for 15 weeks (2 1/2 d a week), Parliament Act: MPs paid/working men stand for election

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