• Introduction
  • A crude stage theory for the development of funding formulae
  • Stage 1: The genesis of funding formulae: allocating limited resource toenable provision
  • The extension of provision
  • …through private provision
  • …no preference of provider.
  • …public sector providers
  • Stage 1 so far
  • The cyclical nature of resource allocation in social housing
  • Stage 1 and housing
  • Stage 2: Extensive Provision Established through the Public Sector
  • Stage 2 reviewed
  • Stage 3: Universal Coverage brings a Strain on Resources – funding formulaeused to make the hard choices.
  • Public sector growth restrained- mixed economy of welfare
  • Summary so far – medium term conflict minimisation
  • The intellectual genesis driving formulae reform
  • Themes and trends
  • The development of more equity based allocation formulae during the 1970sand 1980s
  • Summary
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography