The joy of joining up : modes of integrating the local government modernisation agenda

@inproceedings{Cowell2003TheJO,
  title={The joy of joining up : modes of integrating the local government modernisation agenda},
  author={Richard Cowell},
  year={2003}
}
Since 1997, local government in the United Kingdom has found itself at the sharp end of an ambitious programme of potentially far-reaching reforms known collectively as the `local government modernisation agenda' (LGMA). These initiatives are intended to promote `joined-up government' and holistic service deliveryötwo of the hallmarks of New Labour's approach to public service improvement. To date there has been very little analysis of the ways in which local authorities are approaching this… CONTINUE READING

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