Taking over the helm at Whitehall
- Ethics in government. O'Toole, Barry // Parliamentary Affairs;Jan97, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p130
Investigates the ethical behavior of the officials and employees of the government of Great Britain in relation to the report of Richard Scott about arms trade with Iraq. Overview of the Scott report; Policy of the government in relation to Iran-Iraq war; Deliberate omission of information to...
- The rule of Tony's teeny-boppers. Milne, Kirsty // New Statesman;07/24/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4395, p25
Focuses on the staff of the Downing Street Policy Unit, in Great Britain. How Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott refers to the staff; Issues for which the policy unit is held responsible; Association of the policy unit with Prime Minister Tony Blair; Role of the policy unit under former Prime...
- Issues of public patronage. Walker, David // Public Finance;6/3/94, p7
Discusses some issues arising from government appointments. Role of the British government; Qualifications of government appointees; Political aspects; Emphasis on public administration knowledge; Public appointments; Public patronage.
- Council and health workers top list of whistleblowers. // Public Finance;1/21/94, p5
Reports on a survey on the most common sources of government staff complaints in Great Britain which the health service and councils topped. Classification of cases raised; Examples cited; Importance of seeking advice; Comment by charity group Public Concern at Work director Guy Dehn.
- Principal Government Officials. // United Kingdom Country Review;2010, p66
The article lists the principal officials of the government of Great Britain as of 2009 including Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Maclean Darling, Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise, & Regulatory Reform Peter Mandelson, amd Secretary of State for Children, Schools, & Families...
- Public-sector pay warning. // People Management;2/5/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p10
Cites a report by Incomes Data Services which warns of the British government's difficulty over pay in the public sector.
- Elections to council. // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account;May98, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p53
Provides information on the number of votes cast for candidates in the postal ballots held in Areas 5 and 6 in Great Britain, which closed on March 23, 1998. List of candidates for council position; Three candidates that have been declared as member of Council for their respective areas.
- Valued judgments. // People Management;8/24/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 17, p26
Interviews several local government officials in Great Britain on the implications of Best Value, a criterion in deciding whether to privatize a public service. Importance of people's involvement in service reviews; Implications of Best Value for national agreements; Possibility of creating a...
- Public sector gets clear message on pay claims. Ward, Seamus; Harding, David // Public Finance;09/19/97, p4
Reports that the government of Great Britain has warned pay review bodies that it will not countenance inflation-busting pay claims for government workers. Citing of government's determination to keep within existing spending limits; Extra funding for health and education to be used for service...