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Welfare Reform on the Web (May 2000): Community Regeneration - UK

CHANGING VIEWS OF RURAL BRITAIN: WHY SERVICES MATTER

A. Harrop (Editor)

London: New Policy Institute, 2000

Pamphlet focuses on the major service deficits which rural people face and suggests a new direction for policy aimed at bringing services closer to where people live rather than expecting people to travel long distances to reach the services they need.

CHILDREN IN URBAN REGENERATION: FOUNDATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE PARTICIPATION

S. Speak

Community Development Journal, vol.35, 2000, p.31-40

Paper aims to discuss the ability of children to be involved in community regeneration work. Whilst children are often only offered token involvement in community regeneration projects, empirical research with children suggests they are capable of the same involvement as adults. Many barriers to adult participation may have been avoided if they had been encouraged to be fully involved as children.

LONDON LOSES OUT IN DEPRIVATION INDEX

K. Day

Public Finance, Jun. 28th-Feb. 3rd 2000, p.14

Reports that the new Index of Local Deprivation, compiled by Oxford University, would take six London boroughs out of the list of the 20 most deprived in the country, with major implications for regeneration funding. DETR looks likely to accept the index.

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