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The focal point of the e-book is a dialogue of the adversary foundation of occasion politics in Britain and its inimical influence on manageable land rules because the moment international conflict. specific emphasis is put on the scope for, and foundation of coverage initiation by means of Conservative and Labour governments within the face of the cumulative social, fiscal, bureaucratic and political constraints which impinge at the policy-making procedure. Dr Cox argues that those constraints go away just a rather restricted room for manoeuvres by means of governments and that almost all of the post-war rules of Conservative and Labour governments were initiated in lack of knowledge of those constraints. subsequently, post-war guidelines have failed in implementation both by way of producing estate hypothesis or through hindering city improvement.

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Full compensation at market prices was rejected as injurious to effective planning. Outright land nationalisation was seen as politically (electorally) and administratively unworkable - even though the Committee did accept that this might well be an ideal long-term solution. 44 The Uthwatt Committee's compromise solution was to try to steer a middle course between the need for an effective state planning role and the need to protect individual ownership rights. The Committee started from the same premise as the Barlow Commission and concluded that a nationally co-ordinated economic and physical planning system was necessary.

At the same time it was apparent that the physical environment (housing, amenity, infrastructure) of these areas of regional decline, in the North East, central Scotland and South Wales, in particular, was also a major problem. High unemployment seemed to coexist (as it does today) with poor housing stock, high crime rates, social problems and a lack of social, educational and industrial services and infrastructure. Set against this unmistakably bleak environment was the relatively prosperous condition of the South East and the West Midlands in the inter-war period.

This myopia can be seen in the attachment to orthodox economic theories, the resistance to institutional change in Whitehall and the recalcitrance of many local authorities to take on the positive interventionist role in History of land and property policy {1845—1945) 43 economic and land use planning that was desired. Perhaps the major difficulty, however, was the lack of a Parliamentary or party political consensus on the need for this state action. There were a number of inroads being made into the anti-interventionist attitude of the National government throughout the 1930s.

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