By Rob F Imrie, Huw Thomas
This up-to-date variation of British city coverage and the city improvement companies presents a entire account of the rules, programmes, and results of 1 of the main arguable city coverage programmes ever dropped at endure upon British towns. The authors position the rules and practices of the city improvement agencies (UDCs) within the wider sociopolitical context of evolving city coverage; current case reviews of 8 UDCs; and discover the legacies of the UDCs and the evolving framework for city coverage into the millennium.
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Additional info for British Urban Policy: An Evaluation of the Urban Development Corporations
In particular, it is increasingly clear that there is imperfect understanding of the localised development and delivery of national urban policy, or of how its wider development objectives are sustained, modified, or contradicted, by local socio-political milieux. Thus, the starting point, common to all contributors, is the likelihood of significant variation in the delivery and implementation of urban policy, its unevenness, whatever the stated objectives of national government. In particular, this perspective, a need to acknowledge contingent relations, layers of local, or sub-national, political and institutional autonomy, seems self-evident given the very different socio-economic and political histories of the UDC localities, legacies which have been fundamental in shaping the precise configuration of (local) policy content and implementation.
Black Country includes £314 million investment on fixed plant and machinery. DETR’s evaluations of the UDCs have tended to reflect the pragmatic concerns with costs and differentials between inputs and outputs. Their primary concern is with efficiency evaluation or the capacity of organisations, such as UDCs, or policy activities, such as land disposals, to produce measurable results. Not surprisingly, then, evaluations are performance-related and the criteria used are limited in range, such as jobs created and safe-guarded, hectares reclaimed, and quantities of constructed roadway.
The process of exit was never considered in the original 1980 framing legislation and when guidance was issued in 1992 it conceived of the process as linear, orderly, and rational with sufficient time and organisational capacity for agreement to be reached between the participating parties. 12 indicates, the DETR considered a two-year timetable to be appropriate for wind up with the NAO (1993, p. 34) concluding that ‘the Department and the Corporations have taken steps to organise their affairs in an orderly way to prepare for wind up’.