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Beveridge Report

A report to the British Cabinet recommending the creation of the modern Welfare State. The Beveridge Report cited five social evils in the United Kingdom: squalor, ignorance, want, idleness and disease. It recommended an expansion of the National Insurance program and the creation of what became the National Health Service. It was published in 1941 and most of its recommendations were adopted following the Labour Party victory in the 1945 election.
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1) Janet and William Beveridge, Antipodes Notebook (London, 1949).
O'Brien reflects the new Fabian socialism emerging in the 1940s, led by William Beveridge, who laid the foundation for Britain's National Social Insurance and National Health Service with The Report on Social Insurance, commonly known as the Beveridge Report.
During the Second World War economist and social reformer Sir William Beveridge said the Government should provide adequate income, health care, education, housing and employment.
Ed Miliband summoned the ghost of 19th century Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli at his party conference in October, but the new man of the moment is William Beveridge, founder of the welfare state.
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If IDS achieves this he will truly deserve his place in the history books alongside William Beveridge, the father of the welfare state.
Mr Osborne said that he and Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith had devised the biggest reform of the welfare state since the war-time work of William Beveridge.
January 10 1922 - William Beveridge Liddell is born in Townhill, Fife, Scotland.
Economist William Beveridge is appointed by the wartime coalition government to undertake "a survey of the existing national schemes of social insurance and allied services .
It should be clearly pointed out that our NHS and the Welfare State came about from a report published by William Beveridge of the Liberal Party in 1942.
Specialists will want to read their books side by side--both push the focus on the welfare state back from William Beveridge in the 1940s to the 1920s.
Just as William Beveridge was born to create the Welfare State in the 1940s, Frank Field was born to reform it for the different needs of the 21st Century.