The new order

Leaman, Alan
December 1999
Public Finance;12/03/99, p4
Trade Publication
Discussion the devolution of power in British politics. Proposal of a directly elected assembly for the north east of England; Decentralization in government versus centralization in the political party; Pluralism in the United Kingdom; Movement of decision-making power from the central government to the local level.


Related Articles

  • The give and take of central-local relations. Feinerman, James V. // China Business Review;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p16 

    Focuses on the impact of decentralization on central-local government relations in China. Decline in central government control over the macroeconomy due to de facto autonomy; Advent of political decentralization as a result of economic growth and disparities among China's regions; Sources of...

  • On-the-spot devolution. Hibbert, Lee // Professional Engineering;03/10/99, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p35 

    Reports on how the devolution of economic development responsibilities to England's regions will affect the industry. Formation of Regional Development Agencies; Regions' chance to shape their own destiny rather than being tied to Great Britain's centralized decision-makers; Agencies' role in...

  • What is the proper division of fiscal and regulatory authority between federal and state governments?  // Fedgazette;Nov98, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p2 

    Presents excerpts from the report `Proceedings of a Colloquium on Devolution: The New Federalism,' published in the May/June 1998 issue of `New England Economic Review' journal. Scholars and policymakers' citing of federal government's intrusion into matters better handled by states and...

  • Territorial Decentralization — a Stumbling Block of Democratic Reforms in East-Central Europe? Illner, Michal // Polish Sociological Review;1997, Issue 117, p23 

    Territorial decentralization of government has been an important component part of the democratic reforms in East Central Europe after 1989. In the paper, some aspects of the decentralization efforts in Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland are discussed -- their political and intellectual...

  • OVER THE DAM WITH TVA. Garrett, Garet // Saturday Evening Post;5/7/1938, Vol. 210 Issue 45, p8 

    Examines the failure of the social and economic engineering experiment in regional governance in the Tennessee Valley region represented by the establishment of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Law governing the TVA; Profile of members of the TVA board; Dams built by the TVA; Key factor...

  • 'I hate the thought of a break-up of the UK'. ELDER, ELIZABETH // Farmers Weekly;9/12/2014, Vol. 161 Issue 35, p28 

    In this article, the author discusses issues related to Scotland's independence referendum and highlights the closeness in business and family ties of Great Britain with Scotland. She talks about local television station's debate from Berwick-upon-Tweed on how Scottish independence would have...

  • Councils fear 'new localism' will cut powers. McHugh, Joseph // Public Finance;1/30/2004, p13 

    Addresses the issue of government decentralization in Great Britain. Fear of local government leaders that devolution of power will be at their expense; Suspicion that the decentralization agenda is an attempt to bypass town halls in the delivery of public services; Statement of Home Secretary...

  • The Liberalization of Regional Development Policy in Russia. Shvetsov, A. // Problems of Economic Transition;Apr2007, p63 

    The article presents information on the need of decentralization in regional policy, in Russia. It is mentioned that centralization have been the key factor in Russia's regional policy framework with maximum power to the federal government. It is stated that decentralization could help in the...

  • Decentralization: Conceptualization and Measurement. Schneider, Aaron // Studies in Comparative International Development;Fall2003, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p32 

    Discusses the conceptualization and measurement of decentralization in government. Three core dimensions of decentralization, including fiscal, administrative and political; Factor analysis confirming the three core dimensions and generating a score for each case in each dimension, allowing...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics