Impacts of Deindustrialisation in the NE

Mindmap for case study of deindustrialisation in North East England

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  • Deindustrialisation in the NE
    • Socio-Economic Impacts
      • Negative Multiplier Effect
      • People unable to do plans eg. weddings, uni
      • Unemployment rise
      • 90,000 men in 100 coal pits in 1947, 2 pits in 1992 and none now
      • Industrial inertia due to industry's need of raw materials
      • Mono-economic structure made it hard to adapt
      • Skill Base unadapted to modern industry
      • Regional Outmigration
    • Environmental Impacts
      • Decrepit and outdated infrastructure
    • Political Impacts
      • Government subsidies withdrawn in the 1980s
      • People angry with Government for closing Corus
      • MPs had to promise to find another buyer so as not to loose voters
  • Industrial inertia due to industry's need of raw materials
  • Mono-economic structure made it hard to adapt
  • People angry with Government for closing Corus

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