WC argued that no socialist system could be
established without some form of political police,
a "British Gestapo"
The Conservatives dismissed the BR as
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.
Marr Churchill war prim interested (Japan, Russia"
Labour's association with progressive feeling, especial the beverage report
Clement Attlee: "All may
help to create and share in
an increasing material
prosperity free from the fear
It aimed to get ride of the five evils: WANT,
DISEASE, IGNORANCE, SQUALOR, IDENESS.
10,000 socialist pamphlets were
distributed to troops
BR would give grants to ease financial hardship and would
be based on insurance and would not be means tested.
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
The idea of the welfare state enshrined in the BR was not new, but
Marr 8 speech a day, Own car transport
The Beveridge Report sold 100,000
copies within a month, eventually
86% of population were in favour of the BR
Marr "An almost utopian determination to build a more
Christian country took root [as a result of war]