Geografie 1992, 97, 172-183

Contemporary Urban Policy in the United Kingdom

Luděk Sýkora

Geografický ústav ČSAV, pobočka Praha, Na slupi 14, 128 00 Praha 2, Czechia

The article is focused on the development of the UK inner city policy. A survey of the contemporary programmes is outlined and achievements and failures of urban policy initiatives are analysed. The stress is laid on the departure from welfare ideas and on implementation of new initiatives on the background of postwelfare paradigm.