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1

What was the impact of war?

- damaged housing
-more women in work
-casualties
-baby boom
-war socialism - state control
-rationing - limited

2

What did the Butler Report in 1944 state?

Education Act

3

What did the Beveridge Report say in 1942?

Universal Insurance Scheme

4

What did the 1944 Education Act introduce?

Free education and exams to see if grammar, technical or modern

5

What the the Family Allowances Act do?

Give 5 shillings a week for every child after the first

6

What did the Industrial Injuries Act do?

Cover for accidents at work

7

What did the National Insurance Act do?

Compulsory contributions from governmemt, employer and employee to provide for issues like unemployment, sickness maternity and reitrement

8

What % of married women were employed by 1943?

80%

9

What did the 1939 Emergency Powers Act do?

Gave government power to make any law to defend the country

10

What were the negatives?

- expensive
- welfare benefits were low
- claims for compensation for injury was hard to prove
- shortage of trained staff

11

Who could access the NHS?

Everyone