A changed world?

The last of Seebohm’s investigations into poverty is published.   The introduction of family allowances in 1946, the NHS in 1948 – along with  the raft of other legislation introduced to fulfil the promises of the Beveridge Report – is transforming many aspects of life for people in the UK.

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