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Wislon - Second Term As Prime Minister - Domestic Affairs
... The Second Wilson Government made a major commitment to the expansion of the British welfare state, with increased spending on education, health, and housing rents ... the real value of these benefits in the long term, the government introduced legislation which linked future increases in pensions to higher incomes or wages ... This scheme was later eroded by the subsequent Thatcher Government, and insufficient pension rights had been built up by that time to establish resistance to its erosion ...
Wislon - First Term As Prime Minister - Domestic Affairs - Record of First Term On Income Distribution
... economic difficulties faced by the first Wilson government, it succeeded in maintaining low levels of unemployment and inflation during its time in office ... to social services and public welfare, the Wilson government put together a record unmatched by any subsequent administration, and the mid-sixties are justifiably seen as the 'go ... and the rest of the population "had been significantly reduced" under Wilson's first government ...
History Of The British Labour Party - The Wilson Years - Social and Educational Reforms
... The 1960s Labour government is probably most remembered for the liberal social reforms introduced or supported by Home Secretary Roy Jenkins ... In Wilson's defence, his supporters also emphasise the easing of means testing for non-contributory welfare benefits, the linking of pensions to earnings, and the provision of ... Wilson's government also made significant reforms to education, most notably the expansion of comprehensive education and the creation of the Open University ...
Wislon - First Term As Prime Minister - Domestic Affairs - Urban Renewal
... of need, a package was developed by the government which resembled a miniature poverty programme ... In July 1967, the government decided to pour money into what the Plowden Committee defined as Educational Priority Areas, poverty-stricken areas where children were environmentally deprived ... Section 11 of the 1966 Local Government Act enabled local authorities to claim grants to recruit additional staff to meet special needs of Commonwealth immigrants ...
Wislon - First Term As Prime Minister - Domestic Affairs - Social Services and Welfare
... Following its victory in the 1964 general election, Wilson's government began to increase social benefits ... Altogether, the increases made in pensions and other benefits during Wilson's first year in office were the largest ever real term increases carried out ... Social security benefits were markedly increased during Wilson's first two years in office, as characterised by a budget passed in the final quarter of 1964 ...

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