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Download PDF by John Sheail: An Environmental History of Twentieth-Century Britain

By John Sheail

ISBN-10: 0333949803

ISBN-13: 9780333949801

ISBN-10: 1403940363

ISBN-13: 9781403940360

Environmental heritage has grown apace due to the fact 1970. The ebook breaks new flooring in illustrating how one of the most urgent matters got here to be well-known, and a reaction made. Policymaking is reviewed in the wider context of a becoming knowledge at the a part of govt and enterprise of the function of environmental concerns in wealth production and social well being.

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Public inquiries ‘passed off without any bother’. The Minister of Health approved the first two of the six area schemes covering the county in August 1939. Much of the credit went to the County Planning Officer, S. Lee Vincent, who had seen his priority as one of ‘establishing friendly relations with developers, explaining to them the objects of a Planning Scheme and giving advice and assistance in the preparation of proposals for buildings’ (Sheail 1979a). In a paper, ‘The Place of Science in Town and Country Planning’, the geographer, L.

To that end, Lord Reith appointed what Schaffer (1974) later called a small ‘think tank’, the Uthwatt Committee on Compensation and Betterment. Its report of June 1941 eschewed the even more contentious question of land-ownership by seeking fundamental changes to the system by which land was valued (PP 1941–42) . A White Paper of May 1944, The Control of Land Use, followed the report closely in proposing that a betterment charge should be levied on all planning permissions. Compensation for a refusal should be limited to any development value residing in the land on 31 March 1939.

The election of a Liberal Government in December 1905, and personal interest of the Prime Minister, Henry Campbell-Bannerman, caused the National Housing Reform Council, of which Horsfall and Nettlefold were key figures, to campaign even more strongly. In the course of pressing for a new Housing Bill in November 1906, a delegation outlined the intricacies of town planning to officials of the Local Government Board for the first time. The President of the Board, John Burns, sought to incorporate such powers in a proposed Housing Bill, using 20 An Environmental History of Britain clauses drafted by Nettlefold.

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