Liberal Reforms

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When was the Boer war & how many recruits were deemed unfit to fight?
1899 & 40%
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What were the main causes of poverty and by what percentage?
Large families - 52% & Low wages - 22%
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What percentage lived below the poverty line?
31%
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By 1900, how many voters were working class?
50%
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How many children were having free meals and by when?
By 1914 - 158 000
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How much pension did over 70's get per week?
5 shillings
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How much pension did married couples get per week?
7 shillings 5d
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How many people collected pensions in the first year?
650 000
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By how much did outdoor relief fall after the Old Age Pension Act?
80 000
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How much did workers, employers and the government have to contribute towards the national insurance scheme - part 1?
Worker = 4d - Employer = 3d - Gov. = 2d
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How much did workers, employers and the government have to contribute towards the national insurance scheme - part 2?
Worker = 2 1/2d - Employer = 2 1/2d - Gov. = 1 3/4d
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How many men and women were covered by the national insurance scheme I?
10 million men & 4 million women
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By 1913, how many people were being put into jobs?
3000 a day
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How much sick pay could be received from the national insurance I?
10 shillings a weeks for 26 weeks
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When unemployed, how much would workers receive from the national insurance II?
7 shillings a week for 15 weeks
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What were the main causes of poverty and by what percentage?

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Large families - 52% & Low wages - 22%

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What percentage lived below the poverty line?

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By 1900, how many voters were working class?

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How many children were having free meals and by when?

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