A fourth attempt at taxing land development

Betterment is a word that you haven't recently heard on many lips - but it's about to make a dramatic return. Justifiably: it's been around since the 15th century, but it's now becoming a hot political topic. The issue is how to pay for all the new infrastructure needed to support the Government's Sustainable Communities strategy.

by Sir Peter Hall, professor of planning at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London. Email: sir.peter.hall@haynet.com

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