Helen Bosanquet

Helen Bosanquet

Helen Bosanquet (1860–1926) was a leader of the Charity Organisation Society in Britain. She was the wife of philosopher Bernard Bosanquet [ [http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/news/bosanquet.html Archives Hub: Bosanquet Papers ] ]

She was a major influence on the Majority report (Poor Law), which was published in 1909, which was one of two documents that arose out of the Royal Commission on the Poor Laws and Relief of Distress 1905-09. The other report being the Minority report (Poor Law).


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