Flashcards in Welfare Reforms Deck (11)
What was the impact of war?
- damaged housing
-more women in work
-war socialism - state control
-rationing - limited
What did the Butler Report in 1944 state?
What did the Beveridge Report say in 1942?
Universal Insurance Scheme
What did the 1944 Education Act introduce?
Free education and exams to see if grammar, technical or modern
What the the Family Allowances Act do?
Give 5 shillings a week for every child after the first
What did the Industrial Injuries Act do?
Cover for accidents at work
What did the National Insurance Act do?
Compulsory contributions from governmemt, employer and employee to provide for issues like unemployment, sickness maternity and reitrement
What % of married women were employed by 1943?
What did the 1939 Emergency Powers Act do?
Gave government power to make any law to defend the country
What were the negatives?
- welfare benefits were low
- claims for compensation for injury was hard to prove
- shortage of trained staff