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Hard choices in UK public policy – railways

Leunig, Tim (2010) Hard choices in UK public policy – railways. British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Mar 2010) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

No matter who forms the new government in May 2010, the new set of ministers will have to tackle the worst deficit in UK public finance for decades. The 2010 to 2015 period will inevitably require policy-makers and citizens to make some hard choices – either raising taxes or pruning spending on previously highly valued public services. In the first of our ‘Hard Choices’ series, Tim Leunig argues that keeping underused railway stations open cannot be justified:

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2010 The author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Economic History
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2012 10:59
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/41156/

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