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  William Beveridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge of Tuggal (March 5, 1879 16 March 1963) was a British economist and social reformer.
William Beveridge, the eldest son of a judge in the Indian Civil Service, was born in Bengal, India, on 5th March 1879.
Beveridge saw full employment (which he defined as unemployment of no more than 3%) as the pivot of the social welfare programme he expressed in the 1942 Beveridge Report, and Full Employment in a Free Society (1944) expressed how this goal might be gained.
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 Butler,Wilson & Pollock - pafg73 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
William Paterson [Parents] was born in 1845 in Muirhouses,Cambusnethan.
Janet Beveridge was born on 1 Jan 1852 in Morningside,Cambusnethan.
Jeanie Beveridge was born on 29 Mar 1874 in Cambusnethan.
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 Encyclopedia: William Beveridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Beveridge saw full employment (which he defined as unemplyment of no more than 3%) as the pivot of the social welfare programme he expressed in the 1942 Beveridge Report, and Full Employment in a Free Society (1944) expressed how this goal might be gained.
Beveridge was created Baron Beveridge of Tuggal and eventually became leader of the Liberals in the House of Lords.
William Beveridge, the eldest son of a judge in the India n civil service, was born in Bengal, India, on 5th March 1879.
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 William Beveridge
William Henry Beveridge (March 5,1879-1963) was a British economist and social reformer.
William Beveridge, the eldest son of a judge in the Indiann civil service, was born in Bengal, India, on 5th March 1879.
In 1909 Beveridge was appointed Director of Labour Exchanges; his ideas influenced David Lloyd George and led to the passing of the 1911 National Insurance Act.
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 William Beveridge: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge of Tuggal (March 5, 1879 – 16 March 1963) was a British economist (An expert in the science of economics) and social reformer.
Beveridge became interested in the social services (An organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society) and wrote about the subject for the Morning Post (additional info and facts about Morning Post) newspaper.
The impetus behind Beveridge's thinking was social justice (additional info and facts about social justice), and the creation of an ideal new society after the war.
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 SkyMinds.Net (British Politics : The Beveridge Report)
William Beveridge was born in 1879 and he became a social worker in the East End of London in 1903.
Since Beveridge and others believed the birth rate was falling and thus the country would, in the long term, suffer from this decline, his ideas were also coloured by a desire to encourage women to have children and not to penalise them for so doing.
Beveridge was not the first to raise the questions of children's allowances : Rowntree himself and others had advocated their introduction before the War and even in the period 1940-1941, an inter-Party group was formed to accelerate their introduction.
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 History of the Smith Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William was the first son of Samuel Smith and Elizabeth Beveridge and was born c1823 in the parish of Irvine.
By 1848, William and Janet and their growing family had moved to the nearby town of Kilwinning, where in 1851 they were staying at the Double Row at Eglinton Ironworks, a very large industrial enterprise.
William was born in 1863, the fourth child of Samuel Smith and Marion Hunter.
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 Commanding Heights : William Beveridge | on PBS
British economist William Beveridge is particularly noted for the Beveridge Plan, a blueprint for social security that was adopted by the House of Commons in 1944.
William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge of Tuggal (1879-1963), [was a] British economist, born in Rangpur (now in Pakistan), and educated at the University of Oxford.
Beveridge is particularly noted for the Beveridge Plan, a blueprint for social security and a welfare state.
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 William Beveridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William Beveridge, the eldest son of a judge in the Indian civil service, was born in Bengal, India, on 5th March 1879.After studying at Charterhouse School and Balliol College, Oxford University, he became a lawyer.
Lord Beveridge was so highly influenced by the Fabian Society socialists - in particular by Beatrice Potter Webb, with whom he workedon the 1909 Poor Laws report - that he could readily be considered one of their number.
Beveridge saw full employment (which he defined as unemployment of no more than 3%) as the pivot of the social welfare programme heexpressed in the 1942 Beveridge Report, and Full Employment in a Free Society (1944) expressed how this goal might begained.
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 William Henry Beveridge Biography / Biography of William Henry Beveridge Biography
William Beveridge was born in Bengal, India, on March 5, 1879, the son of an Englishman employed in the Indian civil service.
Beveridge became director of the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1919, and when he left in 1937 to become master of University College, Oxford, the London School had a worldwide reputation.
Beveridge was elected member of Parliament for Berwick in 1944 but was defeated in the general election less than a year later.
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 William Beveridge : Beveridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William Henry Beveridge (1879-1963) was a British economist and social reformer.
He joined the Board of Trade[?] in 1908, now considered to be the country's leading authority on unemployment insurance and helped organize the implementation of the national system of labour exchanges[?].
In 'Bhadoon' they had clouds price of grain was enormous and with difficulty it could be and streets, and the native governments rendered no assistance to Children were left to go astray and find their sustenance in.
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 BBC - History - William Beveridge (1879 - 1963)
William Beveridge will always be associated with the development of the Welfare State in Britain.
A cause that was successfully pursued by William Bateson.
He came to prominence,during the Liberal government of 1906 to 1914 when he was asked to advise David Lloyd George on Old Age Pensions and National Insurance.
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 William Beveridge
When I started working with Beveridge, I soon found that, although he was ruthless at getting at the facts and drove me as hard as he drove himself, he had certain ingrained views about unemployment, still derived from the historic study he had made in 1909.
Beveridge was the first major figure to subject the problem to serious analysis, based partly on the figures he was able to obtain through the Poor Law Commission and partly through his characteristically humane work at Toynbee Hall in East London, where both he and, later, Attlee first became aware of the 'social problem'.
The Beveridge scheme may ultimately be adopted in the somewhat mutilated form, but it is something of an achievement even to be debating such a thing in the middle of a desperate war in which we are still fighting for survival.
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 The Labour Gazette, December 1942, pages: 1406-1410   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sir William Beveridge's Report suggests that the existing provisions for social security require to be unified and their administration to be simplified so that certain present deficiencies, anomalies and lack of co-ordination may be removed.
As regards unification Sir William Beveridge suggests that there should be a Ministry of Social Security which would take over the duties of present Government Departments in respect of health, pensions and unemployment insurance; the work of the Assistance Board; and the duties of local government authorities in respect of public assistance.
In addition, Sir William Beveridge proposes to bring into pensions insurance all other persons not at present included, and for these persons the basic pension of 14/or 24/- will start to be paid ten years after the beginning of the scheme, i.e.
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 BBC - WW2 People's War - Beveridge Report - A1143578
The Beveridge Report was presented by its author, Sir William Beveridge, to the British parliament in November 1942.
Beveridge argued for social progression which required a coherent government policy: 'Social insurance fully developed may provide income security; it is an attack upon Want.
The problem of a diminishing population, Beveridge argued, made it 'imperative to give first place in social expenditure to the care of childhood and to the safeguarding of maternity'.
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 William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can ...
Beveridge, the son of a British civil servant in India, was educated at Balliol College, Oxford.
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The English poet William Henry Davies, who wandered across the United States and Canada for much of his youth as a peddler and a tramp, gained a wide audience for lyrics that have a force, simplicity, and charm uncharacteristic of the poetry of most of his contemporaries.
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 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Vanderbilt William Henry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Vanderbilt, William Henry (1821-1885), American industrialist, son of Cornelius Vanderbilt, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Beveridge, William Henry, 1st Baron Beveridge of Tuggal (1879-1963), social researcher, civil servant, academic, and Liberal politician.
Seward, William Henry (1801-1872), American statesman, born in Florida, New York, and educated at Union College, Schenectady, New York.
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 Beveridge, William Henry
A civil servant, he acted as Lloyd George's lieutenant in the social legislation of the Liberal government before World War I. His Report on Social Insurance and Allied Services (1942), known as the Beveridge Report, formed the basis of the welfare state in Britain.
Beveridge was born in Rangpur, Bengal, and was educated at Charterhouse and Oxford University.
He was leader writer on the Morning Post before entering the Board of Trade in 1908 and was director of labour exchanges from 1909 to 1916.
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 BBC ON THIS DAY | 1 | 1942: Beveridge lays welfare foundations
The Beveridge report proposes a far-reaching series of changes designed to provide a financial safety net to ensure a "freedom from want" after the war is over.
The architect of the report, economist Sir William Beveridge, drew on advice from various government departments including the Home Office, Ministry of Labour and National Service, the Ministry of Pensions, the Ministry of Health and the Treasury.
The Beveridge Report aimed to provide a universal social insurance scheme covering everything from unemployment to sickness and family allowances.
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 William H. Beveridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lord Beveridge was so highly influenced by the Fabian Socialists - in particular by Beatrice Potter Webb, with whom he worked on the 1909 Poor Laws report - that he could readily be counted among them.
In short, the Beveridge Report outlined the construction of the modern welfare state - the culmination of the Fabians' project.
Beveridge Report Website at Dept. of Social Security, UK Beveridge Biography at National Health Services, UK Beveridge Bio at BBC
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 Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series II, Vol. XIV
Of the permanent value of Beveridge's work there can be no greater evidence than that to-day it is quoted all the world over, and not only are Anglicans proud of the bishop of St. Asaph, but Catholics and Protestants, Westerns and Easterns alike quote him as an authority.
The reader will be interested to know that the greatest English scholars of his day assisted Bishop Beveridge in his work, among whom was John Pearson, the defender of the Ignatian Epistles.
William Lambert, The Canons of the First Four General Councils of the Church and those of the Early Greek Synods (London, s.d.
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 AIM25: British Library of Political and Economic Science: BEVERIDGE, William Henry, 1879-1963, 1st Baron Beveridge of ...
From 1905 to 1908 Beveridge was a member of the Central (Unemployed) Body for London, and was also the first Chairman of the Employment Exchanges Committee.
This report became known as the "Beveridge Report" and became the blueprint for the welfare-state legislation of 1944-1948.
Beveridge was Liberal MP for Berwick on Tweed 1944-1945, and was made 1st Baron Beveridge of Tuggal in 1946.
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 Beveridge Report
Beveridge was an administrative genius, probably without parallel in this century.
Finally, Sir Herbert Williams let out of his own private bag the largest cat released on the floor of the House of Commons since Baldwin explained why he had to fight the 1935 election on a lie.
The Beveridge Plan was given so much publicity for the sole purpose of demonstrating to the world Great Britain's claim to leadership in the social sphere.
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 William Beveridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Nevertheless, the Beveridge curve - the scatter plot of unemployment...
William Henry Beveridge, primer Barón de Tuggal; (Rangpur (actual Bangladesh) 1879 - † Oxford 1963) Economista inglés.
William Beveridge, D.D., Lord Bishop of St. Asaph: Containing all his sermons, as we...
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 Civilization.ca - The History of Canada's Public Pensions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the war years, memories of the poverty and unemployment of the Depression inspired many people to propose new social welfare policies that would soften the effects of severe economic problems in the future.
Beveridge's report received world-wide recognition upon its release, and served as a blueprint for progressive social policy-making around the world:
In addition to studying under Beveridge, Marsh had significant contact with the International Labour Organization in the war years when the organization's headquarters were temporarily moved from Geneva to Montreal.
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 345. Harrod to William Beveridge, 1 February 1934   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Harrod to William Beveridge, 1 February 1934 [a]
Beveridge thanked Harrod for his letter on 2 February 1934 (in Beveridge IIb/33).
Beveridge, Ts notes on "Pigou: Theory of Unemployment".
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