Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
Achievements of Liberal Reforms: Working People
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* source 4
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* Extracts from letters in 1912 between the Football League and government officials on whether footballers were covered by National Insurance
(PRO ref: PIN 13/8 Reproduced by kind permission of the Football League)
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* PRO ref: PIN 13/8; extracts from letters, 1912 *
How to use this source to help you answer the big question   *
You need to study the source carefully before you decide whether it supports or contradicts any of the reasons in the Big Question.
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* Would you say the League was being awkward about the Act or co-operating with it and just trying to clear up important details? *
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* Look at the response to the League's letter (source 4b). Do you think that Lloyd George would be pleased that even professional footballers were protected by the National Insurance Act? *
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