The liberal reforms 1906-1914

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Seebohm Rowntree found that
young children, the old, the sick, and the unemployed were vulnerable
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Children in 1906
Local authorities were allowed to provide free school meals
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Children's charter, 1908
Tis made it illegal to sell cigarettes to children or send them out begging. Children were convicted of crimes
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Old age people, 1908
Pensions were introduced for over 70's giving them 5s a week
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Workers, 1909
Labour exchanges were set up to help unemployed people find work
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Workers, 1911
National insurance act was passed, gave free medical treatment and sick pay to workers
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Remforms passed - 1906
The trades disputes act ruled that unions were not liable for damages beacause of strikes
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Reforms passed - 1906
The workers compensation act granted compensation for injury at work
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Reforms passed - 1907
school medical inspections
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Reforms passed - 1908
eight hour day for miners
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Reforms passed - 1910
half day a week off for shop workers
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Reforms passed - 1911
MPs were paid, this gave working men the opportunity to stand for elections
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Local authorities were allowed to provide free school meals

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Children in 1906

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Tis made it illegal to sell cigarettes to children or send them out begging. Children were convicted of crimes

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Pensions were introduced for over 70's giving them 5s a week

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Labour exchanges were set up to help unemployed people find work

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