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School Meals

Medical legislation

Childrens Charter

Old Age Pensions Act


In which year was this act passed? 1908

In which year was the Provision of School Meals Act? 1906

In which year was the Notification of Births Act? 1907

In which year was the Childrens Charter/Act passed? 1908

Why was this introduced?

Did this force all councils to provide free school meals?


No, about half did not Why did some choose to not provide FSM?

What was its aim?


To protect the health of newborns Why was this introduced? High infant mortality rate

At what age did a child become an adult?


14 At what age were children allowed into pubs?

To stop the elderly poor from having to enter the workhouse In 1909 600,000 people received a pension how many had this risen to by 1914?

Taxes would have to rise and this was unfair


How many children were receiving FSM by 1914? 158,000

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In which year was the Education (Administrative Provisions) Act? 1907 16 What did this entail? Were children allowed to be sent to gaol? No special Borstals were set up for children What could parents be prosecuted for? At what age could children buy alcohol?

Almost one million


How old did a person have to be? 70 What restrictions were placed on those eligible? No previous convictions; no habitual latecomers; those who had been in the workhouse; no convictions for drunkenness; no lunatics

Why did the govt. want to provide FSM?


Studies showed hungry children did not succeed at school Which Liberals were in favour of this? Churchill & Lloyd-George

Regular medical inspections at school


What happened if illnesses were found? Parents had to pay for treatment

Was this always the case?


In 1912 school clinics were set up to help those who could not pay

Neglect, abuse, sending children begging, insuring childrens lives, Sending children into dangerous work

School Meals

Medical legislation

Childrens Charter

Old Age Pensions Act


In which year was this act passed?

In which year was the Provision of School Meals Act?

In which year was the Notification of Births Act?

In which year was the Childrens Charter/Act passed?

Why was this introduced? Did this force all councils to provide free school meals? What was its aim? At what age did a child become an adult? In 1909 600,000 people received a pension how many had this risen to by 1914?

Why was this introduced? Why did some choose to not provide FSM? In which year was the Education (Administrative Provisions) Act? How many children were receiving FSM by 1914? What did this entail? Why did the govt. want to provide FSM? Were children allowed to be sent to gaol? At what age could children buy alcohol? At what age were children allowed into pubs?

How old did a person have to be?

What restrictions were placed on those eligible?

What happened if illnesses were found?

Which Liberals were in favour of this?

Was this always the case?

What could parents be prosecuted for?

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In which year was the Provision of School Meals Act? Did this force all councils to provide free school meals? Why did some choose to not provide FSM? How many children were receiving FSM by 1914? Why did the govt. want to provide FSM? Which Liberals were in favour of this? In which year was the Notification of Births Act? What was its aim? Why was this introduced? In which year was the Education (Administrative Provisions) Act? What did this entail? What happened if illnesses were found? Was this always the case? In which year was the Childrens Charter/Act passed? At what age did a child become an adult? At what age were children allowed into pubs? At what age could children buy alcohol? Were children allowed to be sent to gaol? What could parents be prosecuted for? In which year was this act passed? Why was this introduced? In 1909 600,000 people received a pension how many had this risen to by 1914? How old did a person have to be? What restrictions were placed on those eligible?