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Free GP service , specialists, hospitals, eye treatment, glasses, dental care and hearing aids for everyoneWhat did the NHS provideAs there was mass cues for all services which showed just how much they were neededWhy was the NHS successfulIt was costing the gov £358 million a year to fund so prescriptions, glasses and dental care charges had to be put in placeWhy was the NHS less successfulVery. It gave people equal opportunity for health care no matter their finical state as it was freeIn evaluation How effectively was disease tackledSqualor - showing labour did not deal with everyones needsAccording to Timmons, what was branded a welfare state failure of the 1945 labour governmentIntroduced in 1944, this raised the age at which people could leave school at to 15What was the education actAs during labours term 35,000 teachers were trained under the 1 year emergency training schemeWhy was the education act successfulPupils were split at age 11/12 and given an 11+ exam whereby the people who passed went onto grammar schools and those who failed went to secondary modernsWhat was two-tiered secondary schooling?As the test was more beneficial to the upper and middle class who could afford tutors for their children to pass and go to the better grammar schools which more money was spent on - it wasn't equal or fair for the working classWhy was the two tiered schooling a failureIneffective. As labour failed to meet the needs of working class children as the jew system favoured the middle class whos parents could afford to send to private schoolHow effectively was the giant of ignorance dealt withThe family allowance act gave mothers money for having 2 or more children irradiating high levels of child povertyHow did labour help to tackle child poverty through the giant of wantIntroduced 1944, this policy had committed the government to maintenance of a high level of employment after the warWhat was the White Paper that set out to tackle unemployment2.5% in 1946Beveridge had reckoned that unemployment could not be brought down lower that 3% but what did labour get it to?As they could have not got the number lower than they did they even defied what welfare state experts predicted - like beveridge thinking it couldn't be lower than 3%Why was labour tackling unemployment successBecause 15 year olds still being in school made numbers look smaller making the 2.5% rate, slightly inaccurateWhy was the giant of unemployment not tackled as wellVery. Dalton, the first labour chancellor of the exchequer said that full employment was the greatest revolution brought about by the labour governmentIn evaluation how successfully was the giant of idleness dealt withThe system was very divisive and left many 11 year olds feel like failuresWhy was idleness ineffectively dealt with- 200,000 houses - 160,000 pre fabricatedWhat was labours target number of houses to build a yearCouncil houses were built to a good standard with separate bathrooms, hot water, living rooms, kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms and often gardensWhy was the building of new homes successfulAs many pre fabricated houses were only temporary and suffered dampnessWhy was the new houses built unsuccessfulNot well as labour did not meet their housing target as after their gov left office there was still massive housing shortages across Britain and many illegal squattersHow effectively was the giant of labour tackledAs rickets was eradicated and other childhood illnesses like measles greatly reducedWhy was disease dealt with better than squalor- providing everyone with free healthcare - extensive coverage from insurance - and eradicated unemployment to 2.5%How did labour tackle the giants effectively in conclusion- squalor as census revealed their was the same level of homelessness as there was in 1931 - idleness as more middle class children benefited from improvements made in education so not all needs were metHowever what giants were labour not successful in tackling