TITLE

Mind the scrutiny gap

AUTHOR(S)
Jepp, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Public Finance;Jun2014, Issue 6, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses ways on how local councils in Great Britain could retain and support legacy policies following the 2014 local elections. It suggests ensuring that these policies continue to be effective, flexible and reviewed periodically so they remain fit for purpose. It adds that they also need to support the staff working on these policies. It also stresses the significance of effective democratic scrutiny to improve council's decision making, service provision and cost-effectiveness.
ACCESSION #
97422797

 

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