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Lets into Leases

Lets into Leases

Martin Ricketts - General

The decline in the private rented sector has, in some ways, been inevitable.

Bringing Accountability back to Local Government

Bringing Accountability back to Local Government

Cyril Taylor GLC - General

Central government at present funds just under 49% of the costs of local government in England through block grants, specific and supplementary grants and domestic rate relief.

Comments on 'The City of London Draft Local Plan'

Comments on 'The City of London Draft Local Plan'

CPS - General

The local government Working Party of the Centre for Policy Studies is currently undertaking a review of the planning system, and to that end is examining several plans of which the City of London Draft local Plan is one.

Gentrification or Growth

Gentrification or Growth

Sir James Goldsmith - Economy

Traditionally there have been two main systems which can lead to prosperity and vigorous civilisation. One is based on imperial conquest. That is the Roman way and the way proposed by the Soviet Russia.

Greening the Tories

Greening the Tories

Andrew Sullivan - General

This study springs from what has been fashionably regarded as a Neurosis. Let me label this ‘neurosis’ as the nervous, defensive, even backward looking search for a new Englishness. It has a suitably journalistic and sociological ring about it.

Monetarism Morality

Monetarism Morality

Brian Griffiths - General

It is a very great privilege to be invited to give this lecture in memory of Patrick Hutber.

Nationalised Industries

Nationalised Industries

Trevor Morse - General

This study was prepared for the Nationalised Industries Study Group of the Centre for Policy studies by Trevor Morse.

New Light on Star Wars

New Light on Star Wars

R.V Jones - General

Serious discussion about the strategic defence initiative in space began in the United States in the late 1960s.

Owners All

Owners All

Philip Chappell and Nigel Vinson - General

Few human aspirations are stronger than that of ownership. Nor will it be denied that ownership can confer independence and dignity.

Put Pits into Profit

Put Pits into Profit

Keith Boyfield - Economy

Government policy towards the coal industry should have in sight the following targets.

Qualgos just Grow

Qualgos just Grow

CPS - General

Voluntary bodies today enjoy an aggregate annual income of almost £10billion, a sum which is increasing fast. But the term Voluntary is a misnomer.

Technical Schools

Technical Schools

Fred Naylor - Public Services

New attitudes to open elites and healthy competition are urgently needed in our education system. The pursuit of uniformity has been a mistake and has greatly hindered our attempts to become competitive in world trade. If political courage is needed to admit this, so be it.

Terrorism and Tolerance

Terrorism and Tolerance

T.E Utley - General

I have never until tonight had an opportunity to express publically my admiration for my old friend Ross McWhirter.

Trials of Honeyford

Trials of Honeyford

Andrew Brown - Public Services

In he autumn of 1980, Ray Honeyford, then aged 46 was appointed to the headship of Drummond Middle School in Bradford. He was a supporter of the Labour Party, a Catholic who had been born one of eleven children in a Manchester slum, gained an MA while head of English at a Manchester comprehensive and later gained a second degree in psychology.

Trust the Tenant

Trust the Tenant

Alex Henney - Public Services

We have chosen to consider council housing because there remain many council tenants who are unable to take advantage of that policy and yet after dissatisfied with their present form of tenure, rented Council housing has not been one of the successes of the welfare state.