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1

Give 3 reasons why Britain might be broken

Majority of men and woman are overweight
The number of people using food banks is rising
One in three British adults have taken illegal drugs

2

What percent of men and woman are overweight

69 percent men and 58 percent woman

3

Give four reasons why Britain isn’t broken

99 percent of people an read and write
A lot of people donate to the food bank
Crime is at its lowest
85 percent of Scottish voters voted in the independence referendum

4

Give 6 reasons why people might be in poverty

Don’t have any friends or family to help them
Unemployed
In debt (owe too much money to pay bills)
Previous drug addiction
Low wages

5

What is the welfare state

The welfare state is something set up by the government that provides help for people in poverty

6

What five things do the welfare state do

End poverty
Try get everyone a job
Better health
Education for all
Better housing

7

What do the government do to help people who don’t have jobs

Set up Jobseeker’s Allowance which helps the unemployed

8

Why is using Jobseeker’s Allowance a good idea

It’s easier for people in poverty and they can get a job

9

What else could the government do to help unemployed

Could explain to small shops and cafes that these people need a small job

10

What have the government done to help kids who’s parents can’t afford school lunches

They provide free school meals to help kids and the parents

11

Why are free school meals a good idea

It means the parents don’t have to concentrate on buying their kids meals and can focus more on bills and water

12

What could the government do to make free school meals better

They could do free school meals for adults as well at work or even delivery

13

What have the government done to help people who need to get paid more

They have raised the national minimum wage so people are paid more fairly

14

Why is raising the national minimum wage a good idea

Everyone will find it easier to afford essential needs

15

What could the government do to make it better

Make younger people are getting paid as well

16

What does mortality rate mean

How many deaths there are

17

What is morbidity rate

How many people are ill

18

What is the national minimum wage for teenagers

£4.20 per hour

19

What is the national minimum wage for adults

£7.50

20

Name 6 parts of the body smoking can affect

Lungs
Heart
Throat
Nails
Voice
Teeth

21

How does smoking affect us

80% of smoke is invisible
You don’t live for as long
Your lungs rot
It affects non smokers as well

22

Give 4 reasons why people drink alcohol

Makes them feel good
Mental health issues
Are very bored
To celebrate

23

What are the worst 3 affects of alcohol abuse

Heart disease
Memory loss
Liver damage

24

Who are more likely to commit crime

Men age between 19-20. 80% committed by men

25

Where would crime normally take place

In big cities

26

When would people be most likely to commit crime

At the weekend, usually in the evening when they are drunk and not working

27

What are the two types of crime

Violent crime like assault, carrying a weapon or, murder
Property crime like theft, breaking an entry or selling stolen goods

28

Why do people commit crime

Bad role models
Need money, supplies, drugs or alcohol
Are part of a gang-peer pressure
Self defence
Don’t trust police

29

What is the impact of crime

Could affect teenagers education and adults jobs
Lose earnings
Have a bad reputation
Lose ability to do things

30

Why do people join gangs

Money
Drugs
Fight other gangs

31

How many years is life imprisonment

15-35 years

32

What is a fine

When the offender is ordered to pay money for committing a crime

33

What do offenders have to do for community payback order

Litter picking
Painting fences and buildings etc.
Cleaning churches etc.
Cleaning off graffiti