Rowntree was a supporter of the Liberal Party and hoped that his work would influence Liberal politicians. Rowntree became close friends with David Lloyd George in 1907 after the two men met when Lloyd George was serving as President of the Board of Trade.The influence of Rowntree can be seen in the Liberal reforms passed by the Liberals when in power.
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