Scotland mulls streamlining of scrutiny bodies

October 2007
Utility Week;10/5/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plans of the Scottish government to reorganize its public sector. According to the Crerar Review, the government wants to cut costs and increase efficiency and reduce the burden of overscrutiny in some parts of the public sector. Complaints could be handled by a single consumer organisation. Regulation and inspection could be covered by a dedicated multi-sector organisation and more self-assessment, as could audit.


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