Code red for services - The Best Value Accounting Code finds itself with a Catch 22 dilemma: Improving services requires fresh and innovative local approaches but to compare them properly means everyone has to do everything the same way
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Public finance : the business monthly of the public sector. - London : Public Finance, ISSN 1352-9250, ZDB-ID 11697313. - 2000 (25.08.), p. 24-25
Best value, best guess - 'Best value' is the big idea Labour hopes will rekindle ownership of services by local government. But, as CIPFA's Kirsten Gillingham and Peter Connolly ask, will it be an exercise in co-operation or fragmentation?
Gillingham, Kirsten, (1997)
Gillingham, Kirsten, (2001)
Not waving but drowning? - Imminent reforms may lead to the extinction of local government as we know it, unless councils transform the way they relate to central government and the local people they serve
Gillingham, Kirsten, (2000)
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