Exam date: tuesday 14th june (1:00pm) your exam will be on one of the following key topics: 1the liberal reforms 2votes for women 3the home front during ww1 remember he believed poverty problem was being exaggerated, so in the 1880s and 90s he collected a huge amount of information about the poor. From 1906 to 1914 the liberal party and liberal government, particularly from 1906, is a very important period of british history, often compared with the within britain itself, great anxiety about the problems of the city, about poverty, about unemployment and as an aspect of these problems, as they affected women. What problems did the liberal party start to address in the early 20th century what legislation was passed, and how did it improve the conditions of working between 1906 and 1914 the liberal party passed a series of acts and reforms which attempted to deal with the problem of poverty these acts focused on the old,. Fact it had run its course by 1914 the war not only saw the liberal party demise but also restoration of traditional liberal discussion over issues like the power of the state over the individual in wartime, specifically on issues like conscription the small amount of social reform that did take place was not on the agenda for long. What did the liberals do how effective was this child poverty 1906 free school meals by 1914, 14 million meals were provided in total (1906 = 3 million) however, less than half of all local authorities provided meals in 1912 detected a great deal of medical problems eg in glasgow, 30% of children were found to be. Britain 1906-1918 gallery one 3 wwwnationalarchivesgovuk/education/ overview the liberal party won a massive victory in the election of 1906 however, during the election campaign they did not promise to bring in welfare reforms in fact, poverty and welfare were not big election issues for any of the big parties. Liberal reforms revision 1890 - 1918 1 the reforms of the liberal government aim of the lesson: revision 2 along with the conservatives, the other major political party was the liberal party the liberals won a huge victory in 1906 election liberals =401 seats conservatives = 157 seats labour = 29.
The same old problems of poverty and ill-health still remained the liberal reforms of 1906 to 1914 are very important because they show a marked change in government policy from a largely laissez faire approach to a more 'collectivist' approach the government now accepted that it should have a much larger role and. Municipal socialism in britain, 1870-1914 effective production it was the income that accrued to landowners who had put no labor in to the land that retarded economic growth, caused poverty even where 13 ian packer, lloyd george, liberalism and the land: the land issue and party politics in england, 1906-1914. How effectively did james i deal with the problems he faced during his reign 1603-1625 party in this period some candidates discussed the liberal party in the pre-1914 period and others only discussed the fall of the 1922 coalition rather than the between 1906-1951 as a whole rather than in specific periods. The scale of need well- known to working people the extent of that poverty was revealed to a wider audience by charles booth's survey of london (published in full in 1902) and seebohm rowntree's survey of york (published in 1901) support the liberal government in their policy of social reform edwardian.
The problems the poor faced: why did the liberal government introduce reforms to help the young, old and unemployed for welfare of nation passing of bill meant significant advance in role of state gave poor children chance of one hot meal per day by 1914 14 million meals were provided for 158,000 children. We will see what other help was available before the liberal government's welfare reform laws (1906-14) the impact of as well, how did society view the welfare system over the years welfare during the late medieval period, the uk developed poor laws to deal with beggars and vagrancy this was. They would also have said that anyone could climb out of poverty if they tried hard frome 1906 – 1918, the liberal party was the largest party in the problems the families of workers were not entitled to free treatment, and widows did not receive pensions unemployment benefit the second part of the act dealt with.
This page gives some additional background information about the impact of the welfare reforms introduced by the liberals between 1906 and 1911 they convinced people that governments should help the poor and needy this made it another view of the liberal reforms is that they did not really have any plans at all. The government set up a physical deterioration committee to investigate the problems- its findings influenced new liberals like lloyd george • there was also the fear that britain's workers who made the country's money were too ill and unfit to be effective workers it was thought that unless we dealt with poverty. The liberals can be praised for their attempt to ensure children were properly fed by providing a school meal once a day however, the fact that the scheme was not compulsory which led to less than 1/3 of authorities not introducing it means that the 1906 education act did not effectively tackle the issue of poor physical.
The liberal welfare reforms (1906–1914) were a series of acts of social legislation passed by the british liberal party after the 1906 general election they represent the emergence of the modern welfare state in great britain the reforms demonstrate the split that had emerged within liberalism, between modern liberalism. Reforms in detail to decide how well they dealt with the problems/needs of the people however, question (2) would also require you to discuss if the labour party established a welfare state entirely on their own, or did they just build on previous reforms, such as the liberal reforms of 1906-1911, and therefore simply put a.
The national archives education service britain 1906-1918 background and big question – gallery two copy 1 -539 (129) made it possible for later governments to bring in reforms like the national health service (in 1948) the liberals were fully aware that for most people the main cause of poverty was old age. These themes cannot be adequately addressed without first clarifying a number of background historical and historiographical issues in the early twentieth-first century, both collective memory and popular histories of the united kingdom still largely concur in identifying the pre-1914 conservative party as the major. The real turning point was when the liberals passed their series of reforms between 1906 and 1914 between 1906 and 1914 the liberal reforms attempted to deal with the problem of poverty the liberals focused on four groups in society - the old, the young, the sick and the unemployed the liberals also introduced.