A cost in planning for prosperous economies?

Pugalis, Lee and Glenn, Martin (2009) A cost in planning for prosperous economies? Town and Country Planning, 78 (7). pp. 308-310. ISSN 0040-9960

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Abstract

The new draft PPS4 exudes the desperation born of a harsh economic climate and appears to invite short-term fixes rather than long-term sustainable growth, say Lee Pugalis and Glenn Martin.

In her foreword Margaret Beckett, then Minister for Housing and Planning, argued that ‘for the first time, this comprehensive new draft statement brings together in one place all of the Government’s key planning policies relating to the economy and streamlines and simplifies policy to focus on what is important to allow the economy to grow in a sustainable manner’. But if we scratch under the surface, does the revised draft lives up to its own hype, or is there a cost to Planning for Prosperous Economies?

Item Type: Article
Subjects: K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
L400 Social Policy
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
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Depositing User: Lee Pugalis
Date Deposited: 09 May 2012 15:38
Last Modified: 10 May 2017 16:56
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/6900

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