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Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Great Britain after the war - Image 18. 1916. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 20, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2338/show/2271.

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Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. (1916). Great Britain after the war - Image 18. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2338/show/2271

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Title Great Britain after the war
Alternative Title Great Britain after the war, by Sidney Webb and Arnold Freeman; being facts and figures, quotations and queries, suggestions and forecasts, designed to help individual inquirers and study circles in considering what will happen after war with regard to trade, employment, wages, prices, trade unionism, co-operation, women's labour, foreign commerce, the railways, the coal supply, education, taxation, etc. Dedicated to the Workers' educational association
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947
Publisher G. Allen and Unwin
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London
Date 1916
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Economic policy
  • Economics
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • United Kingdom
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 80 pages; 22 cm.
Original Item Location HC256.2.P27
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8302906~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript 16 GREAT BRITAIN AFTER THE WAR. The Existing Machinery, on which the Government so far appears to be mainly relying, consists of :—* (a) The Labour Exchange, the function of which is to find jobs, irrespective of the conditions of employment, and to dispense Unemployment Insurance of 7s. a week for a limited period to members of insured trades (even as now being extended' to munition workers, one-third of the workers only); and for one year to ex-soldiers of any trade; (b) The War Pensions Ministry with its network of Local Committees, for the disabled soldiers and sailors and the widows, which "will be full of philanthropic ladies seeking to get situations for their proteges at any wage " ; (c) The Local Representative Committee under the National Relief (Prince of Wales's) Fund, including Queen Mary's Work for Women Fund; (d) The Distress Committee of the Borough or Urban District Council, under the Unemployed Workmen Act, 1905. t (e) The Poor Law ! (c) Emergency Measures. So far (April, 1918) the Government has decided on nothing, except the inclusion of munition workers in Unemployment Insurance and certain tentative proposals for the relief of the disbanded soldiers and sailors :— (a) Furlough for four weeks on usual pay and allowances. (b) Free railway ticket to any station. , (c) A gratuity—amount not settled. (d) For a year, Unemployment Insurance for every discharged soldier or sailor—amount and period not yet settled. (e) A scheme for settling soldiers and sailors " on the land," which will perhaps absorb only two or three thousand ! (The above have been definitely promised by the Government.) 3. What the Government Ought to Do. (Each of the obvious proposals here made bristles with practical difficulties. We leave it to the student to think out the