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Barnett "expenditure should have been focussed on the economy"
National Insurance (Industrial Injures Act)
National Insurance Act
- "from cradle to grave"
- National Assistance Act
- safety net
- but mean tested
- value of pensions soared
- PThane "real advantage to women and lower classes"
Poverty York 2%
"expenditure should have been focussed on economy"
- Education Act 1944 raised leaving age
- three level education controlled by 11 plus exam
accepted as success due to natural post war problems
- council homes with low rents through Rent Controls Act
- 1 million homes built
- "full employment"
- Brooke "singe most"
1946 - unemployment below 3%