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1

When was Gladstone's Forster's education act introduced?

1870.

2

What did the Forsters Education Act do?

Provided basic elementary education on a national level. However, it was criticised by non-conformist for being too Anglican.

3

When was Gladstone's Trade union Act introduced?

1871.

4

What did the trade union act do?

Protected the property and funds of trade unions in a legal court. However, the Criminal law amendment act introduced straight after prevented 'picketing'.

5

When was Gladstone's Public health act introduced?

1872.

6

What did Gladstone's public health act do?

Introduced local boards that appointed 'medical officers' who upheld standards of health.

7

Between what years were Gladstone's military reforms introduced.

1869-1872

8

What were the military reforms?

Improved social mobility as promotions could no longer be bought instead they would be awarded on merit.

9

In what year was Gladstone's secret ballot act introduced?

1872.

10

When did Disraeli introduce his public health act?

1875.

11

What did Disraeli's public health act do?

Set minimum standards for health. Improved the regulations of sewage and drainage, to reduce risk to the public.

12

When was Disraeli's employers and workmen act introduced?

1875.

13

What did the employers and workmen act achieve?

It made both employer and worker sign contracts providing in detail the term of the work.

14

When was the Artisan Dwelling Act introduced?

1874.

15

What did Disraeli's Artisan dwelling act do?

It allowed local councils to buy slums in order to redevelop them.

16

Between what years did Disraeli introduce factory legislation?

1874-1875.

17

What did Disraeli's factory legislation achieve?

Restricted the working hours of men to 10 hours and introduced further regulations.

18

What was the major problem with Disraeli's reforms?

They were permissive, meaning it was up to local officials whether they wanted to enforce them.

19

When was Gladstone's Licencing Act introduced?

1872.

20

Why was the licensing act unpopular among the working class?

Increased government control over pubs. Determined closing times. Felt as though the government was infringing on the public's leisure time.

21

When was Disraeli's Rivers Pollution Act introduced?

1875.