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Housing under the Conservatives : a policy assessment

By Christine M E Whitehead

Abstract

Since 1979, Margaret Thatcher's Government has changed the direction of housing policy in line with its general market philosophy. As a result, the housing market is now, in important ways, operating more efficiently. But the Government did not always follow its own market logic. For example, blinded by its obsession with home‐ownership, it ended up retaining parts of a subsidy system which help those who, in the Government's own terms, should need it least

Topics: HC Economic History and Conditions, HD Industries. Land use. Labor, HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology, JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy
Year: 1983
DOI identifier: 10.1080/09540968309387205
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:1055
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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