Delivering Urban Regeneration in an Age of Austerity

Lee Pugalis, David McGuinness

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“The 2010 General Election has proved to be an important juncture in the history of English urban regeneration.” This hard-hitting analysis suggests that under the guise of ‘localism’, the coalition government has provided “a meagre toolkit of instruments” – including the New Homes Bonus, Tax Incremental Finance and Enterprise Zones – they are little more than a mishmash of measures cobbled together under the label of regeneration. “We are now entering a new stark and divisive era of spatially based urban policy, with the gap between winners and losers seeming to widen almost inexorably.”
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-33
JournalThe Terrier
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2013


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