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Themes: Social policy
This page lists all the content on the site relevant to Liberals and social policy.

Journal articles (14)
Events (3)
Archives: individuals (1)
PhD theses (11)

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Journal articles
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The Old Age Pensions Act, 1908

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 60 ')


Analysis of the introduction and implementation of the first state pensions, brought in one hundred years ago.

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The 'People's Budget' a century on

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 64 ')


An examination of the genesis, content and impact of Lloyd George's famous Budget of one hundred years ago.

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Economic strategies and the New Liberalism

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 54 - Special issue: The 1906 landslide: the legacy ')


New Liberal economic strategies, including free trade and social reform

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Report: 'Taxes that will bring forth fruit' - The centenary of the People's Budget of 1909

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 63 ')


Report of meeting of 12 January 2009, with Kenneth O. Morgan and Vince Cable MP.

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Gladstone and the great Irish famine

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 81 ')


An exploration of Gladstone's reaction to the Great Famine, some two decades before his first premiership.

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Report: from Beveridge to Blair

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal Democrat History 17 ')


Report of LDHG meeting of September 1997 on the welfare state, with Frank Field MP and Nick Timmins.

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John Sutton Nettlefold, Liberalism and the early town planning movement

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 75 ')


The contribution of the chair of Birminghams Housing Committee, 1901-11, to the debates on slum housing and town planning;

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Abortion reform 1967

(from journal ' Liberal Democrat History Group Newsletter 14 - Special issue: The Liberal revival ')


Memories of the battles over one of the key pieces of social reform legislation of the 1960s.

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Report: Founding the welfare state

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 61 ')


Report of fringe meeting of 14 September 2008, with Ian Packer and Joe Harris.

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Three acres and a cow

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 80 ')


Jesse Collings and the Smallholdings and Allotments Act 1908.

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The 'Land and the Nation' and Wales

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 81 ')


An exploration of the formulation of the Liberal Green Book and its impact on Liberal fortunes in rural Wales.

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Radical Reform Group

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 67 - Special issue: Liberals and the left ')


Examination of the group's formation, history and publications.

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The land question explored

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 71 ')


Review of Cragoe and Readman (eds.), The Land Question in Britain 1750-1950

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Review: Edwardian Liberalism

(from journal ' Journal of Liberal History 65 ')


Review of H. V. Emy, Liberals, Radicals and Social Politics, 1892-1914.

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Events
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'Taxes that will bring forth fruit' - The centenary of the People's Budget of 1909

Monday 12 January 2009

Following the introduction of Old Age Pensions by the Liberal government of H H Asquith in 1908 and the plans to legislate for limited unemployment and sickness benefit through National Insurance, Ch...

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Founding the welfare state

Sunday 14 September 2008

A hundred years ago, in 1908, H. H. Asquith's government introduced the Old Age Pensions Bill. This was just the beginning of a comprehensive Liberal programme of social reform, including nation...

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From Beveridge to Blair: Reform of the Welfare State

Monday 22 September 1997

"Social Insurance and Allied Services - report by Sir William Beveridge" was published in December 1942, and its proposals were passed into legislation by Attlees goverrnment between 1945 a...

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Archives: individuals
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Beveridge, William

Beveridge's papers at London School of Economics ...

archive url: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/archives
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PhD theses
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Joseph Chamberlain and the Unauthorized Programme


Oxford D.Phil. , 1970

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Labour's attitudes to social reform, 1900-14

Supervisors - Professor Ian Levitt and Dr. Alan Pratt

Central Lancashire, M.Phil , 2002

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Monmouthshire and the Education Act, 1902: the 'Welsh revolt' of 1902-5, a study in conflict between national and local government in the field of education


London, M.Phil , 1996

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Radicalism and reform in Burnley, 1842-70

Supervisor - Dr. Iorwerth J. Prothero

Manchester, Ph.D , 1997

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Sir Jerom Murch: case study of a Unitarian liberal and his impact on the Bath community, 1833-95

Supervisor - Dr. David Brooke

Bath, Ph.D , 1996

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The penal thought and practice of Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, secretary of state for the Home Department, February 1910 to October 1911


London, M.Phil , 2004

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The radicalism of Joseph Chamberlain: his ideas and actions in the context of Birmingham in the 1870s

Supervisor - Dr. Carl S.A. Chinn

Birmingham, M.Phil , 1998

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The social and political activity of the Cadbury family: a study in manipulative capitalism

Supervisor - Professor Roy A. Lowe

Wales, Ph.D , 2002

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The strange death of British Liberalism: the Liberal summer schools' movement and the making of the Yellow Book in the 1920s

Supervisor - Professor Ben J. Pimlott

London, Ph.D , 2001

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The strange death of Labour England: collective provision and social cohesion in Southwark, 1950-2000

Supervisor - Professor Avner Offer

Oxford, M.Phil , 2002

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War, reconstruction and the Fisher Act of 1918

Supervisor - Dr. P. Searby

Cambridge, M.Litt , 1995

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