1.1 WC argued that no socialist system could be
established without some form of political police,
a "British Gestapo"
1.2 The Conservatives dismissed the BR as
1.3 Churchill said " the
cottage home, to which
the warrior will return, is
'blessed with modest
but solid prosperity'. he
is basic say that we
should look after are
self not the state.
1.4 Marr Churchill war prim interested (Japan, Russia"
1.5 "scare tactics"
1.6 Privet train
2 Labour's association with progressive feeling, especial the beverage report
2.1 Clement Attlee: "All may
help to create and share in
an increasing material
prosperity free from the fear
2.2 It aimed to get ride of the five evils: WANT,
DISEASE, IGNORANCE, SQUALOR, IDENESS.
2.3 10,000 socialist pamphlets were
distributed to troops
2.4 BR would give grants to ease financial hardship and would
be based on insurance and would not be means tested.
2.5 Beveridge Report (BR) aimed at abolition of material want and suggested
a 'UNIVERSAL SCHEME OF INSURANCE WHICH WOULD
PROVIDE PROTECTION AGAINST THE DISTRESS THAT
ACCOMPANIED SICKNESS, INJURY AND UNEMPLYMENT
2.6 The idea of the welfare state enshrined in the BR was not new, but
2.7 Marr 8 speech a day, Own car transport
3 Progressive feeling
3.1 The Beveridge Report sold 100,000
copies within a month, eventually
3.2 86% of population were in favour of the BR
3.3 Marr "An almost utopian determination to build a more
Christian country took root [as a result of war]