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Modernising the welfare stateThe Blair legacy$
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Martin Powell

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781847420404

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.001.0001

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Housing policy: coming in and out of the cold?

Housing policy: coming in and out of the cold?

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(p.35) three Housing policy: coming in and out of the cold?
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Modernising the welfare state
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Brian Lund

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.003.0003

This chapter reviews New Labour's housing policy, in which three phases can be identified. In the first phase the dearth of specific housing commitments in New Labour's 1997 manifesto produced a vacuum in housing policy until the publication in 2000 of the housing Green Paper Quality and choice: A decent home for all, with its emphasis on supply diversity and choice and the application of ‘new public sector management’. In stage three, a new emphasis on supply culminated in Homes for the future: More affordable, more sustainable, with its promise to boost housing supply in both the market and the social sectors.

Keywords:   Labour party, social housing, public sector management

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