Victorian Britain's 'undeserving' poor

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Victorian Britain's 'undeserving' poor

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  July 11, 2017

There was very little sympathy for poor families in 1870s London. If you fell behind, you were either judged as 'deserving' or 'undeserving' of welfare support.

There was very little sympathy for poor families in 1870s London. If you fell behind, you were either judged as 'deserving' or 'undeserving' of welfare support.

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