Has labour a hidden agenda? - It's hard to read the government's Intentions on Best Value for councils. It might be a pretext for finding fault or is it an earnest attempt to pull standards up?
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Public finance : the business monthly of the public sector. - London : Public Finance, ISSN 1352-9250, ZDB-ID 11697313. - 1999 (02.07.), p. 21-22
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)
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
Gillingham, Kirsten, (2000)
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