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There are 6 item(s) tagged with the keyword "audit commission".

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1. The Future of Audit and Inspection in local government

Gave evidence today on the future of audit and inspection in local government to the inquiry that the Communities and Local Government Committee is holding at Portcullis House.

Alongside me was Professor John Seddon who has written widely on systems thinking.

Tags: Audit Commission, APSE, CLG
By Paul O'Brien
2. Measuring performance in Blackpool

It’s APSE’s annual performance networks seminar at Blackpool and despite the horrendous weather most of the delegates appear to have made it.

Tags: APSE, performance networks, Helen Sullivan, Michael Hughes, Audit Commission, Audit Commission
By Paul O'Brien
3. Measuring performance in Blackpool

It’s APSE’s annual performance networks seminar at Blackpool and despite the horrendous weather most of the delegates appear to have made it.

Tags: APSE, performance networks, Helen Sullivan, Michael Hughes, Audit Commission, Audit Commission
By Paul O'Brien
4. The Audit Commission R.I.P., gone but not forgotten

I have got to say that I was as surprised as anyone at the announcement of the closing down of the Audit Commission at the weekend. Don’t get me wrong, the Government in general and Communities Minister Eric Pickles in particular had made no secret of their dislike for the organisation and I did expect its role to be slimmed down considerably in coming months.

Tags: Audit Commission, Performance Management, APSE
By Paul O'Brien
5. Looking beyond the sound bites

The recent debate around the role of the Audit Commission, brought into sharp focus by John Seddon’s call to scrap it, has rather overshadowed the more important discussion around how best to improve service delivery. Is this best achieved under central direction? Or by creating a culture locally where members and officers work together to ensure they continuously improve local services by building upwards from citizens’ needs?
 

Tags: Apse, Audit Commission, System Thinking
By Paul O'Brien
6. Leave politics to the politicians!

I was quite surprised in more ways than one at the weekend to read the Chief Executive of the Audit Commission, Steve Bundred's comments suggesting a pay freeze for public sector workers as an answer to the current gap in public sector finances.
 

Tags: audit commission, efficiency
By Paul O'Brien
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