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Lord William Beveridge (1879-1963)

Beveridge worked in the Board of Trade Employment Department 1908-1916, notably in the establishment of Labour exchanges, and held other government posts during the first world war. He chaired a number of Government committees, including the 1925 Royal Commission on the Coal Industry and the 1941-42 Committee on Social Insurance, which popularised the concept of a universal Welfare State. He wrote a number of influential books on social security, full employment and planning.

Title Lord William Beveridge (1879-1963)
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Production Date 1918-1939
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