Great British Plans: who made them and how they worked

Hoolachan, A. (2016) Great British Plans: who made them and how they worked. Planning Perspectives, 31(3), pp. 502-504. (doi:10.1080/02665433.2016.1166585) [Book Review]

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Abstract

Great British Plans comes at a timely moment in the story of British planning. As the country faces continuing division over large-scale planning projects of national significance, from London’s airport expansion, to the high-speed rail network HS2, and the so-called ‘Northern Powerhouse’, this book asks whether the British are any good at strategic planning. Andrew Hoolachan reviews this book by Adam Wray.

Item Type:Book Reviews
Keywords:Planning, UK, planning history, Whitehall, governance, review.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hoolachan, Dr Andrew
Authors: Hoolachan, A.
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Urban Studies
Journal Name:Planning Perspectives
Publisher:Taylor and Francis
ISSN:0266-5433
ISSN (Online):1466-4518
Published Online:13 May 2016
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 Andrew Hoolachan

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