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Politics and the implementation of the New Poor Law: the Nottingham workhouse controversy, 1834-43 (2016)
Journal Article
Beckett, J. (in press). Politics and the implementation of the New Poor Law: the Nottingham workhouse controversy, 1834-43. Midland History, 41(2), doi:10.1080/0047729X.2016.1226361. ISSN 0047-729X

The Nottingham workhouse case was a test of the resolve both of the Poor Law Commissioners appointed to administer the post-1834 New Poor Law, and of the strength of the Whig interest in the town’s municipal and parliamentary elections. All eyes were... Read More