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A Century On The Dole: From the Poor Laws to JobCentrePlus

21 May 2014

On 6 June (11am-2pm) at the People’s History Museum

Tracing the development of unemployment relief through the institutions of its administration, ‘A Century on the Dole’ will outline the history of signing on; through Labour Exchanges, the means test, to a modernised welfare system.

The event will be a day of discussion and artefact handling within the museum galleries, with Bethan Foulkes (The University of Manchester).