Family allowances

A poster to advertise the new family allowances (INF 2/66, pg 2)

Poster used to advertise the new family allowance which could be claimed by families with two or more children. The money was paid to the mother as main guardian to ensure the money was spent on the children, 1945 (INF 2/66, f2)

Text on poster says:

Ministry of Information Family Allowances Act 1945

Have you 2 or more children in your family?

If so- ask at the counter for a claim form for FAMILY ALLOWANCES

Return to Attlee’s Britain 1945-1951