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Family allowances

Concept  From 1945 

Categories: Social Welfare

Pioneered by Eleanor Rathbone, specified in the 1942 Beveridge Report, Family Allowances were introduced in a 1945 Act of Parliament and came into operation in 1946. It was the first time that a family received any payment for children. It has been the subject of political battles off and on ever since.

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Family allowances

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Eleanor Rathbone

Eleanor Rathbone, 1872-1946, pioneer of family allowances, lived here. Greate...

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