1909: The People's Budget
By Oxford University
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Presentations and lectures from the 1909 People's Budget Symposium, held in October, 2009 on Lloyd George's landmark budget in 1909, which gave way to significant social reforms.
||CleanIntroduction to the 1909 People's Budget||Lord Morgan of Aberdyfi introduces the symposium on Lloyd George's People's Budget, a series of lectures looking at the historic People's Budget of 1909.||12 1 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Public Finances of 1909 and the Key Proposals of the 1909 Budget||Ian Packer gives a presentation on the state of public finances in Britain in 1909 and what the key proposals of the 1909 budget were.||12 1 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaying for Social Protection||Jose Harris gives a talk on social protection, that is, social welfare and as Lloyd George saw it, the creation of development policies which would increase employment and give wider social protection to people.||12 1 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Free Trade Versus Protectionism Debate||Frank Trentmann talks about the relationship between free trade and the budget and how the conflict between the ideas of free trade and protectionism shaped the 1909 budget.||12 1 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Irish Dimension of the 1909 Budget||Alvin Jackson talks about the relationship between Ireland and Britain at the time of the 1909 budget. Looking at the home rule question and other potential reforms.||12 1 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLloyd George and his Special Advisers and the Unionist Reaction to the Budget||Iain McLean gives a talk in which he talks about Lloyd George's strategy to get the People's Budget through Parliament and past his main adversaries; his advisers and his parliamentary colleagues.||12 1 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInstitute of Fiscal Studies - Current Issues in the Taxation of Land and Income: Part One||Stuart Adam from the Institute of Fiscal Studies gives a talk for the 1909 People's Budget Symposium in which he talks about the current conflicts in land and income tax.||12 1 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInstitute of Fiscal Studies - Current Issues in the Taxation of Land and Income: Part Two||Paul Johnson from the Institute of Fiscal Studies talks about current issues within land tax as part of the 1909 People's Budget Symposium.||12 1 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
Lecture 8 in the series
Listened to 80 % of this blatherer but couldn't take any more, every other word is a noise word - er, urm, ah, - and the remainder is drivel with very little factual content. I was keen to learn something but this was a waste of 15 minutes.
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