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- The grousers, the ignorant, the selfish. Wilby, Peter // New Statesman;7/9/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4852, p18
This article presents the author's opinion on the administration of public services. He believes many people unfairly criticize the government for inadequately addressing their needs. However, he does feel the government should better explain how it must balance fairness and choice, and that too...
- PUBLIC SECTOR PROFESSIONALS. // Accountancy;Jun2007, Vol. 139 Issue 1366, p51
The article presents a list of accounting and financial professionals who had risen to prominent posts in the bureaucracy of the government of Great Britain. The article notes that almost all of the supervisory posts in the civil service in Great Britain were, in 2007, held by finance executives...
- Whitehall can't change without help, say MPs. Joseph, Colin // Public Finance;04/13/2001, p7
Presents the recommendations of a report on the reform of civil service in Great Britain. Proposed involvement of a royal commission; Disadvantage of the reorganization of government departments.
- In brief. // Public Finance;04/13/2001, p7
Reports on developments related to public administration in Great Britain for the week of April 13, 2001. Approval for the management of city transport by a public-private partnership in London; Plan to speed up the deportation of people who are refused asylum; Allegation on the compromise of...
- In brief. // Public Finance;04/13/2001, p13
Presents news items concerning politics in Great Britain for the week of April 13, 2001. Advice of Commons committee head Sir Nigel Wicks for Prime Minister Tony Blair on how deal with allegations of misconduct by ministers; Complaints of citizens to the Inland Revenue on their tax payments;...
- A second bit at the legal cherry. Cirell, Stephen; Bennett, John // Public Finance;05/04/2001, p28
Comments on the British government's proposed new Order spelling out a range of activities needed to deliver Best Value. Government's demand for extra power to promote partnerships between local authorities and other bodies; Need to spell out more detail exactly what powers local authorities...
- In brief. // Public Finance;04/07/2000, p15
Presents a roundup of government news from Great Britain as of April 2000. Includes plans to privatize the air traffic control system; Foreign Office's controversial `ethical' foreign policy; Department of Health's web site dedicated to social services.
- Be more accountable, says report. Ward, Seamus // Public Finance;12/01/2000, p10
Highlights the results of the report 'Paying for Progress,' by the Fabian Society. Proposed merger of the British National Audit Office and the Audit Commission; Public's lack of faith in governmental annual reports; Assessments of the government's record against its targets.
- politics. Peston, Robert // New Statesman;7/11/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4748, p9
Contends that unless British Prime Minister Tony Blair averts the looming public services spending crisis, his achievements on the world stage will not help Labour at the next elections. Why Blair's future earning power and reputation depend on his performances on international platforms such...