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Mike Fraser. History through a Northumbrian Lens: Sir William Beveridge
March 13 @ 10:00 - 11:00
Mike will examine the public and turbulent private lives of these three men in the context of key historical events:
13 March – Sir William Beveridge was the hugely popular architect of the welfare state who became Liberal MP for Berwick in 1944 only to be swept away in the Labour landslide of 1945. Mike will discuss his report, the reasons for his defeat at Berwick and his subsequent career.