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British public utilities and national development

Author: Marshall Edward Dimock
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2019.
Series: Routledge library editions., Public enterprise and privatization ;, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Edward Dimock
ISBN: 9780429054495 0429054491
OCLC Number: 1083522366
Notes: First published in 1933 by George Allen & Unwin.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Preface; Contents; Chapter I- The Setting; National Public Utilities and Post-War Reorganization; The British Public Utility Concept; The Forms of Public Utility Enterprise; The Creation of Public Service Undertakings; The Regulation of Public Service Undertakings; Water supply; Water companies: rate determination; Gas companies; Tramway undertakings; The Public Utility Trust; The Port of London Authority; The London passenger transport problem; Public Utility Valuation Public Utility Control by WhitehallSummary; Chapter II-The Railway Problem; The Present Position of the Railways; Railway Economics; The Principal Stages of Regulatory Control; The Railway and Canal Commission; The Railways Act, 1921; The General Administration of British Railways; Railway Efficiency and Service; Summary; Chapter III-The Future of Rail Transport; The Railway Rates Tribunal; The Position of Railway Unions; Road Competition; The Problem of National Coordination; Conclusion; Chapter IV-Post Office Telegraphs and Telephones; Importance of the Post Office; Control and Organization Telegraph AdministrationThe Central Telegraph Office; The Imperial Beams; The Telephone Service; Telephone Finance; Telephone Operating Efficiency; Telephone Organization and Sales Methods; Conclusion; Chapter V-Post Office Reform; Criticisms of the Post Office; House of Commons Interference; Treasury Control; The Proposed Functional Board; Secretariat Centralization; Centralization and Regional Independence; Personnel Problems; Post Office Remuneration; Promotion Policy and Morale; Cooperative Management; Summary; Chapter VI-National Electricity Planning The Significance of Electricity DevelopmentPublic Policy Prior to 1926; The Electricity Commission; The Planning Powers; The Commission's Judicial Functions; Labor Policies; Summary; Chapter VII-Electrical Progress and the National Economy; The Central Electricity Board; The National Grid; The Standardization of Frequency; The Finance of National Electricity Development; Power Areas; Price Regulation; The Problem of Distribution; Electricity Progress and Future Potentialities; Conclusion; Chapter VIII-The Broadcasting Monopoly; Broadcasting --
Nation Builder Constitutional Status and Public ControlFinance of Broadcasting; Management of the B.B.C.; Program Policy; The B.B.C. and its Critics; Conclusion; Chapter IX-The Future of Public Service Undertakings; General Appraisal; The Shortcomings of Regulation; Problems of Public Control; The Genius of British Administration; The Commercial Mind; Civil Service and an Industrial Service; The Human Factor; Checks on Centralization; Index
Series Title: Routledge library editions., Public enterprise and privatization ;, v. 1.
Responsibility: Marshall E. Dimock.

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