WELFARE: WW2

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WW2 and the LABOUR GOVERNMENT (4)
CONSENSUS that welfare provision needed a radical expan // Total War // evac of chiodren - pov // Success of State directed war
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1942: THE BEVERIDGE REPORT
5 giants: Want, Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, Idleness // intended to be insurance payment >gov funded
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HOUSING
230k/700k homes built to eliminate the war-made homelessness // 1945-51: 1 mill homes built // 4 in every 5 homes state built (pre-fabs)
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1946 New Town Act
created new towns - MK
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ISSUES
- BMA’s initial opposition to NHS = “stuffing their mouths with gold” // NHS costs rising: 1949 The Health budget = £597 billion (4.1% GDP) // Nationalisation = paying for failing industries
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1942: THE BEVERIDGE REPORT

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5 giants: Want, Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, Idleness // intended to be insurance payment >gov funded

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HOUSING

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1946 New Town Act

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ISSUES

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