• Short Summary

    Sir Kingsley Wood speaks about a new pension plan for people of small means (blackcoated workers).

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Health Minister explains new pension plan

    ENGLAND: London:
    INT
    Sir Kingsley Wood (Health Minister) speaking at desk SOT
    - I have some good news for those who are often overlooked by governments, we call them the black coated workers, people of small means like clerks, many shopkeepers, dressmakers, music teachers and farmers / with the help of a large exchequer contribution many of those I have mentioned will be able to come into the contributory scheme as from January next / up to the present, unlike hundreds of thousands who are in employment, they have not had the benefit of any state scheme to enable them to make some provision for their old age or for widows and orphans pensions / it is the countries industrial recovery that has made this great social reform possible
    Background: Sir Kingsley Wood speaks about a new pension plan for people of small means (blackcoated workers).

    Keywords: Social Conditions and Problems; Personalities - Politicians; Sir Kingsley Wood (1881-1943), Social Provisions

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    Film ID:
    VLVABJHFUK5WMC8XSNNR9LO4AK13X
    Media URN:
    VLVABJHFUK5WMC8XSNNR9LO4AK13X
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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