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New Labour's countrysideRural policy in Britain since 1997$
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Mike Woods

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349323

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.001.0001

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Planning and development in the countryside

Planning and development in the countryside

Chapter:
(p.115) Seven Planning and development in the countryside
Source:
New Labour's countryside
Author(s):

Nick Gallent

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0007

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

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