When the planners start selling snake oil

Some facts to keep in mind when the planners start selling snake oil


Estate renewal programmes tend to have a limited impact on the local economy in terms of improving income or employment”. Nor do they have much impact on “reducing crime, improving health, wellbeing or education”.

Overall, the evidence suggests that the measurable economic impacts on local economies (in terms of employment, wages or deprivation) tend not to be large and are often zero.


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