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1

1945 labour seats

393 seats

2

Why not conservatives?

associated with the depression and appeasement

3

election campaign differences

con = churchill lab = welfare state

4

Beverage report five giant evils

Squalor, Ignorance, Want, Idleness and Disease

5

NHS act, National Insurance act etc accepted in year

1946

6

appointed day (acts/ welfare state came into operation) year

5 July 1938

7

National Insurance Act people and cost

everyone except married women, pay 25p a week

8

National insurance act gave:

every benefit in the welfare state (unemployment pay, state pension, child benefit

9

NHS proposals by Bevan

hospitals taken over by 13 regional health boards controlled by Ministry of Health

10

BMA opposition

51,000 GPs and hospital doctors threatened to boycott

11

Bevans Compromises

Consultants worked part-item for the NHS and use private hospital beds

12

Opposition delayed NHS until ___

July 1948

13

Bevan won over BMA

salary + fees per patient + keep their private patients

14

NHS gave people:

free dental, medical, optician etc

15

Cost over prediction 1948-49

over £75m

16

charges for _____ introduced in 1951

dental and optical ( Bevan resigned )

17

Survey in 1951 says ____ in poverty

1.5%