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Modernising local government finance

Modernising local government finance

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Published by Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.
The Physical Object
Pagination44p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18607808M

Below the region level and excluding London, England has two different patterns of local government in use. In some areas there is a county council responsible for services such as education, waste management and strategic planning within a county, with several non-metropolitan district councils responsible for services such as housing, waste collection and .   Financing Local Government; Financing Local Government. E-book (PDF): £ The experiences described in this book will help local government managers, and national policy-makers charged with local government finance issues, to ensure that they follow good practice in their own programmes of local government reform.

  Modernising School Governance examines the impact of recent market-based reforms on the role of governors in the English state education system. A focus of the book concerns how government and non-government demands for ‘strong governance’ have been translated to mean improved performance management of senior school leaders and greater Brand: Taylor And Francis. Modernising Local Government The Communication Challenge “Lying is done with words, Local Government Administration/ Finance Minister Political Panel Local Government Legislation Secretary Working Group Finance Human Resources Sub-Groups Estate Governance Checks/Balances Community Planning.

Green Paper ‘Modernising Local Government Finance’ there is a claim that ‘Some local authorities are keen to work in partnership with the private sector or with other public sector bodies to secure Best Value for those who use and pay for local services’ (DETR, b). why local governments need money; the democratic tenets and principles guiding the management of local government finance; ; the particular roles of a council, its executive committee and the administrative authority in managing local government finance; ; the nature of local government property and other taxes; ; user charges, consumer tariffs and nominal levies .


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