Lloyd George and the 1909 Budget - Summary Questions

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Which group of people had been trying to stop the Liberal Reforms in Parliament?
The Conservatives.
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What was David Lloyd George's position in the government in 1909?
The Chancellor of Exchequer.
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Lloyd George wanted to introduce a new age of what?
Welfare.
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Which group of people thought that Lloyd George was dangerous?
The rich.
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In which area did Lloyd George want to cut spending to help fund his Reforms?
Defence.
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Why were people against cuts in this area?
Fears of German invasion.
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What did Lloyd George call his budget?
The People's Budget.
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How did Lloyd George plan to pay for dreadnoughts and the Reforms?
Increase in state duties -> Supertax.
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Lord Rosebury said the budget was pure what?
Socialism.
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Why were there two General Elections in 1910?
1) Break the deadlock on the people's budget. 2) Decide the fate of the House of Lords.
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Which two parties helped the Liberals to pass their budget?
Irish Nationalists and Labour.
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The House of Lords lost their right to veto the budget. What is a veto?
Throwing something out.
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