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Date: August 26, 2006
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For example, farmers were obliged to increase the wages of agricultural labourers. There was also a financial saving, in 1834; poor relief cost nine shillings per head, falling to six shillings by 1854. This Act was strongly opposed by J.R. Stephens; he reflected much contemporary opinion, especially of the workhouses, he called the measure "the law of devils...
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This Act was strongly opposed by J.R. Stephens; he reflected much contemporary opinion, especially of the workhouses, he called the measure "the law of devils. It was the rich, which enacted this New Poor Law Act, thinking only of themselves and their money, their desire was to get richer, as the poor got poorer...
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