Tag: Beatrice Webb

Minority Report

A landmark in English social thought Twentieth-century Britain saw two great periods of social reform, in the decades 1905- 14 and 1940-50, when intellectual and political leadership came together...

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A Minority View: What Beatrice Webb would say now

Despite efforts over many years, poverty remains a stain on our society. We asked some of Britain’s best‑known commentators to say what should be done to address it. A...

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Beatrice Webb – Her Quest For A Fairer Society

A landmark in English social thought Twentieth-century Britain saw two great periods of social reform, in the decades 1905-14 and 1940-50, when intellectual and political leadership came together to...

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Tackling poverty and inequality

What would Beatrice Webb say about poverty in the UK today? The problem of social policy is not a new one. Indeed, it is education on this very subject that...

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From Workhouse to Welfare

From the Workhouse to Welfare: What Beatrice Webb’s 1909 Minority Report can teach us today is a collection of essays commissioned by the Fabian Society to commemorate this moment and...

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