Legislation and Acts of War
Discover the story of the 1918 Education Act and the impact it had on British society during the 20th century.
How did Parliament respond to the aftermath of the First World War? Representation of the People features Tristram Hunt MP, Lord Morgan and Nick Robinson.
Passed in 1915 it gave the newly created Ministry of Munitions power to declare factories controlled establishments and restrict the freedom of workers to leave, through a system of certificates and of tribunals.
Facts about the influence World War One had on Parliament
Why did the Government censor the press, ban narcotics and change the clocks during WW1? A history of the Defence of the Realm Act featuring Tristram Hunt MP, Lord Morgan and Nick Robinson