Workhouse test

The workhouse test was a condition of the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834. It stated that anyone who wanted to get poor relief must enter a workhouse. The condition was never implemented in Britain and outdoor relief continued to be given.[1]


  1. Drudy, P. J. (1986). Ireland and Britain Since 1922:. CUP Archive. ISBN 9780521332095. Retrieved 11 December 2017.

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