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Local Government in the United Kingdom
PART 1: LOCAL GOVERNMENT: THE BASICS - Introduction - Our Aims and Approach - Themes and Issues in Local Government - Why Elected Local Government? - The Development of Local Government - Current
Comprehensive performance assessment in English local government
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide, at a particularly significant point in its short history, an overview of a unique system of performance management to which all principal local
Britain’s‘5 Percent’ Local Government Revolution: The faltering Impact of New Labour’s Modernization Agenda
  • C. Game
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 2002
Tony Blair’s New Labour Party came to power in 1997 committed to ‘modernizing’ and rejuvenating a local government system that it considered had been weakened and emasculated by the Thatcher and
The Impact of Compulsory Competitive Tendering
Of all the changes introduced by the 1979–97 Conservative Governments, perhaps the most fundamental and far-reaching were those associated with compulsory competitive tendering (CCT). Successive
Elected Mayors: More Distraction Than Attraction?
  • C. Game
  • Political Science
  • 1 January 2003
The Government's policy of encouraging the adoption of directly elected mayors in the cities and major towns of England can hardly be judged, at least in the short term, as anything other than a
Direct entry midwifery.
  • C. Game
  • Medicine
    Australian College of Midwives Incorporated…
  • 1 December 1998
ENGLISH METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT SINCE ABOLITION: AN EVALUATION OF THE ABOLITION OF THE ENGLISH METROPOLITAN COUNTY COUNCILS
The Local Government Act 1985 abolished the Greater London Council (GLC) and the six English metropolitan county councils (MCCS); but it did not abolish the services for which they were responsible.
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