The Liberal Reforms

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who were most vunerable in the 20th century
The Elderly, Children and Unemplyed/Sick
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Who was the Chancellor of the Exchequer?
David Lloyd George
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What reforms helped children?
Free School Meals and The Children Charters
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What was the Young Persons Act 1908
imposed severe punishments for neglecting children, illegal to sell cigarettes under 16, seperate prisons and borstals
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What reforms helped The elderly
Pensions (1908)
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What reforms helped the unemployed/sick?
Labour Exchanges (1909) National Insurance Act (1911)
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What were labour excahnge?
places set up to help unemployed people find work
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What was the National Insuarance Act
gave people the right to free medical treatment and sick pay
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A point for Free School Meals
Children were getting one good meal a day
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A point against Free School Meals
it wasn't compulsary - some councilds didn't provide free meals
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A point for pensions
kept people out of the workhouse
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A point against pensions
was refused to people that have never worked
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A point for Labour exchanges
loads of people were being emloyed by the labour exchange
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A point against Labour Exchange
most jobs were temporary or part-time
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A point for National Insurance
produced a safetly net for people at hard times
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A point against National Insurance
Poor people had to pay contributions out of their wages adn it only llasted a limited time
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A point for Free Medical Treatment?
saved lives
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A point against Free Medical Treatment
Only for the wage-earner - it wasn't available to family
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