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National Insurance Card (1915)

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Lloyd George introduced National Insurance in 1911, providing cash benefits in times of sickness and access to a doctor chosen from a local panel for what grew to become the majority of working people by the 1930s. Contributions by employees were recognised with stamps and matched by both employers and the government.

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Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:British_1914-15_National_Insurance_card.JPG

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