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Margaret Thatcher and the Inner Cities

Inner Cities Michael Jacobs THE Inner City is all the rage. Everyone- thinks something should be done about it. The decaying urban centres of Britain's industrial past are the subject of regular newspaper articles and television programmes. To great media fanfare, Prince Charles frequently visits poor communities in London and elsewhere, urging businessmen to create jobs and training opportunities for the young, and particularly Black, unemployed. Even Margaret Thatcher's government regards the inner cities as a top priority.

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