Social Security : The Story of British Social Progress and the Beveridge Plan

1943 1943 1940s 3 preliminary leaves, 9-62 pages : illustrations, diagrams LIST OF COLOUR PLATES PAGES POVERTY SHORTENS LIFE 10 and 11 OVERCROWDING AND INFANT MORTALITY Sources : Report on the Overcrowding Survey in England and Wales, 1936 (London, 1936) ; Annual Reports of the Chief Medical Off...

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Main Authors: Great Britain. Inter-departmental Committee on Social Insurance and Allied Services (contributor), Davison, Ronald C. (Ronald Conway), 1884-
Format: TEXT
Language:English
English
Published: London : G.G. Harrap and Co. 1943
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UK
Summary:1943 1943 1940s 3 preliminary leaves, 9-62 pages : illustrations, diagrams LIST OF COLOUR PLATES PAGES POVERTY SHORTENS LIFE 10 and 11 OVERCROWDING AND INFANT MORTALITY Sources : Report on the Overcrowding Survey in England and Wales, 1936 (London, 1936) ; Annual Reports of the Chief Medical Officers of the Ministry for the years 1936 and 1937. UNEMPLOYMENT 15 1899 - 1908 - 1916 - 1921 - 1927 - 1933 - 1942. POVERTY AND ITS SOURCES 18 and 19 Old age, illness - large family - low wages - unemployment - others. Each man symbol represents one per cent. of the workers, the symbols for old age (and illness), large family, low wages, unemployment, are in accordance with the other charts. Source : B. Seebohm Rowntree, Poverty and Progress; A Second Survey of York (London, New York, Toronto, 1941) THE CHANCES OF SURVIVAL IMPROVED 23 and 23 How long will 10 children live born about 1910? How long will 10 children live born about 1938? Based on the official statistics on the number of surviving out of 100,000 born. REQUIREMENTS 26 and 27 of a single man of a family of four of a single woman of a family of six of a married couple of a retired couple According to the estimates in the Beveridge Report. THE PROBLEM OF RENT 29 Scotland - Midland and North Wales - South West - London The groups of circles represent the weekly rents, each circle 2s. 6d. SOCIAL SERVICES DEVELOPED : 32 and 33 Cash Benefit paid in Great Britain : Public and Unemployment Assistance - Unemployment Insurance - Health Insurance and Workmen's Compensation - Old Age Pension, etc. 61 15X/2/566/303