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How many extra people should London be planning for?

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Anthony Champion



This is the final published version of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Town & Country Planning Association, 2018.

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This article looks at why the ONS population projections for London released in May indicate a considerably lower increase than its previous set did two years ago, discusses how much faith should be placed in the latest figures, and points to consequent uncertainty about the rate of growth in other parts of the country.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Champion T

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Town and Country Planning

Year: 2018

Volume: 87

Issue: 7

Pages: 251-257

Print publication date: 31/07/2018

Online publication date: 31/07/2018

Acceptance date: 20/07/2018

Date deposited: 07/11/2018

ISSN (print): 0040-9960

Publisher: Town & Country Planning Association