Liberal Reforms 1906-1914

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Seebohm Rowntrees study of poverty in 1901 showed that there were three times in a persons life when they were especially vulnerable. Name these three.
As a young child, elderly and sick/unemployed.
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Who was Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1906?
David Lloyd George.
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What year was the free school meals act introduced?
1906.
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In 1908 the Childrens Charter was introduced. What did it say?
People would be punished for neglecting or treating children cruelly. It was made illegal to sell cigarettes to children or send them out begging. Separate juvenile courts were set up, which sent children convicted of a crime to borstals, not prisons
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What year were pensions introduced?
1908.
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What were the 1909 labour exchanges supposed to help do?
Find unemployed people work.
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How many parts were there to the 1911 National Insurance Act?
2. Part 1 gave people free medical treatment and sick pay and Part 2 gave people unemployment pay.
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What did Lloyd Georges 1909 budget do?
Raised duties on tobacco and spirits, raised income tax by 16 per cent (from 1s to 1s 2d), and introduced a new 20 per cent tax on profits from selling land.
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