Geography, 2, Changing settlements

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Name 2 reasons for London's economic change over time
1. Many jobs in financialo services 2. Tourism and entertainment provide many jobs
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Name 2 reasons for Londons political change over time
1. The gouvernment is in london 2. The gouvernment attracts companies to London- especially Canary Wharf
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Name 2 demographic reasons for Londons change over time
1. Migration from overseas 2. Migration from within the UK
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Name 3 problems with Glasgow today
1. High unemployment (305 of working population) 2. Pockets of deprivation 3. Few new businesses
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Name 3 reasons for change in Glasgow
1. Terraced housing replaced by high rise flats 2. 1970s and 80s: Manufacturing declined and jobs were lost
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What is the housing, education and ethnicity like in Newham?
Housing- Too expensive for peoples low incomes Education- 43% of aldults have no education Ethnicity- Many immigrants
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What are Jobs and health like on Newham?
Jobs- Low paid and unskilled jobs due to lack of education Health- 21% of population have poor health
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What is housing, education and space like in Richmond?
Housing- extremely expensive and high quality education- Good education- skilled workers Space- Lots of space, i.e. Kew gardens
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How are the gouvernment trying to improve the centre of London?
Using clean up schemes, therefore attracting businesses and opening jobs- Wealthier people will move there.
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What is the regeneration scheme in central London designed to do?
Help people from different ethnic backgrounds mix, such as providing English lessons for immigrants
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Name 3 reasons why poeple are moving to South West England
1. People over 50 who wnat to retire there for a better quality of life- i.e. scenery 2. Families want to raise children away from the city 3. Low house prices
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Name 3 problems that South West England faces
1. Low income- 25% under UK average. Companies won't locate there 2. Full time jobs in mining, fishing and farming have declined 3. Nearest serves are far away in Truro
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Name 2 thingts being planned for the Thames Gateway area
1. To revitalise the area. 2. Building more homes and transport links
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Why do more homes have to be built and how many homes are they planning on building?
There needs to be more accomidation, especially for students. 120,00 homes are being built
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What will happen to the Thames Gateway environment?
LDA plan plan to set environmental benchmarks, creating low carbon residential developments
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Name 3 further improvements that will be made to the Thames gateway
A lrearning and community campus will be built, new bus networks and sustainable communities
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Name 3 social facts about people living in Newham
Lots of 1 parent houses, very ethnically diverse and 1 in 4 houses are overcrowded
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What is an environmental problem with Newham and how do the olympics promise to fix it?
Many brownfield sites. Olympics promise to clean up land and regenerate brownfield sites
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What are 2 economic problems with the olympics?
Businesses and houses are being demolished and people might not have enough skills for new jobs opening
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What are 2 economic benefits to the olympics?
50,000 new jobs will be created within the park and New transport links will attract businesses to the area
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Name 2 social problems with the olympics
Poeple had to move out their homes for the atheletes village to be built and people won't be able to afford new housing
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Name 2 social advantages to the olympics
Atheletes village will be turned into affordable housing and everybody moved out were relocated
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Name an environmental problems with the olympics
There is a high carbon footprint of people travveling to the games
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Name 2 environmental benefits of the olympics
Planned to be the most sustainable games ever and there was cleaning up of toxic soil
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Name 2 reasons for Londons political change over time

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1. The gouvernment is in london 2. The gouvernment attracts companies to London- especially Canary Wharf

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Name 3 problems with Glasgow today

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Name 3 reasons for change in Glasgow

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