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Planning and development in the countryside

Nick Gallent

in New Labour's countryside

Published by Policy Press

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9781861349323
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302858 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0007
Planning and development in the countryside

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This chapter examines the planning and development of rural housing in Great Britain under the Labour government. It describes the changing shape of the housing/planning debate from the mid-1990s to 2002/03, when Labour first set out its ‘Communities Plan’. The chapter discusses the planning of the reform in the run-up to the 2004 Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act and the Barker Review of Housing Supply, and the recent revision of policy guidance dealing with planning for housing.

Keywords: rural housing; Great Britain; Labour government; Communities Plan; Compulsory Purchase Act; Barker Review

Chapter.  8734 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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