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- More of the same. // Education Journal;May2005, Issue 85, p5
Focuses on education and the public services as one of the central themes of the general election in Great Britain in 2005. Incoherence in the Labour Party's policy regarding education; Reflection of the Blair philosophy in the New Labour's approach to Academies; Ambiguities of the specialist...
- 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.
- The tyranny of targets. // New Statesman;2/16/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4675, p6
Comments on the government and its targets. Reference to the abandonment of targets and central controls being loosened; Why ministers can afford to relax central controls; Benefits of targets; Public services and targets; Criticism of the government's use of targets.
- Distrust Everywhere, Almost... Nurick, John // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Mar2004, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p34
Reports on the distrust of the public for the government due to controversies involving public officials in Great Britain. Investment of government on health services in order to win votes in the election; Result of the votation against the government over a proposal to allow universities to set...
- Revive a public realm. Hutton, Will // New Statesman;05/21/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4538, p34
Focuses on a call for the revival of the idea of public realm and the 2001 general elections in Great Britain. Characteristics of a genuine observance of liberty in democracy; Comments on the opposition of the Conservative Party on the British integration in the European Union; Appraisal on the...