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Auditing Regulatory Reform

Ed Humpherson

in The Regulatory State: Constitutional Implications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593170
eISBN:
9780191595660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593170.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers a major phenomenon in the regulatory state, which is all too easily glossed over — the role of ‘bureaucratic regulation’ of public bodies by other public bodies. A prime ... More


A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The book provides a history of the origins and development of the institutions and practices of British public sector audit, which are meant to ensure the financial accountability of the Executive to ... More


What the doctor ordered: the Audit Commission's case study of general practice fundholders

David Wainwright and Michael Calnan

in Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

General Practitioner (GP) fundholding originated in the belief that a quasi-market mechanism would lead to the more efficient and effective use of health care resources. The model was implemented and ... More


Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Heather Hindman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book examines the intersections of life and work for expatriates in Kathmandu, Nepal, and the many changes to their experience of overseas labor in the last sixty years. Western elite ... More


The Financial Resources of Government: Monitoring and Control

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the conceptual apparatus of control: the status of the rules on which control is based, and the key concepts around which it is articulated. It also explains how the spending ... More


Financial Accountability

Ian Leigh

in Law, Politics, and Local Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256984
eISBN:
9780191681714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256984.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with financial accountability. It includes a look at the treatment of the local contribution to local government finance; rates, community charge, and council tax; the interaction ... More


Early Victorian Reform

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

in A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

From 1832 accounts based on imprests were progressively replaced by appropriation accounts of actual expenditure incurred compared with relevant estimates provisions. However, accounts were still too ... More


The 1866 Audit Act and the Modern State

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

in A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The 1866 Audit Act gave effect to all the recommendations of the highly influential report of the Select Committee on Public Monies in 1856. It required the preparation of annual appropriation ... More


Introduction: Expatria in Nepal

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The city of Kathmandu, Nepal, is saturated with foreign money and people through the industries of development, diplomacy and tourism. “Expatria in Nepal” explores a particular segment of that ... More


Disciplining Dreamfields Academy: a ‘well-oiled machine’ to combat urban chaos

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how Dreamfields’ professed return to more 'traditional' disciplinarian methods involves the deployment of surveillance, coercion, division, and audit to guarantee the consistent ... More


Traversing Shadow Spaces of Accountability

Britt Halvorson

in Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557120
eISBN:
9780226557434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557434.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter charts how aid accountability in Christian aid partnerships selectively combines neoliberal and biblical reasoning on what it means to be morally accountable, creating an emerging, ... More


Standard Instruments with New Costs

Joel Slemrod and Christian Gillitzer

in Tax Systems

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026727
eISBN:
9780262319003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026727.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers some examples of how introducing administrative and compliance costs modifies and enriches formal normative analysis of the standard set of tax instruments. Examples covered ... More


Integrity issues in local government: the rise and fall of the Standards Board for England

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter examines the case of English local government and the experience of the Standards Board for England. The model chosen was an ambitious one, superficially built on a clear and ... More


Auditing and accountability

Anders Hanberger, Lena Lindgren, and Lennart Nygren

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter presents a conceptual framework for studying the interplay of audit and democratic governance in today’s audit societies. The presented framework is then used to analyse how two major ... More


Management: the efficiency agenda, audit and targets

Ben Clifford and Mark Tewdwr-Jones

in The collaborating planner?: Practitioners in the neoliberal age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447305118
eISBN:
9781447307891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305118.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores how local authority planners responded to the Labour Government’s performance management agenda for planning, particularly the targets for speed of the development control ... More


The difficulties of trust-work within a paradigm of risk

Patrick Brown and Michael Calnan

in Trusting on the edge: Managing uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428899
eISBN:
9781447307556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter Five moves towards considering the organisational and policy dimensions of our study and especially explores the possibilities and difficulties for trusting relationships to develop within a ... More


Audit, Accountability, and the Impact of the Two World Wars

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

in A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The impact of the World Wars on accountability was on three levels: parliamentary funding, controls over the conduct of spending, and the scope and depth of audit. During the First World War the ... More


Post-War Strengths and Challenges

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

in A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Continuing high levels of military procurement, the introduction of the National Health Service, extended programmes in pensions, welfare and social services, housing, and industrial and ... More


Audit in the Time of the New Public Management

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

in A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

In the late 1960s governments began a revolution in public sector management that sought to change management philosophies, objectives, and systems. This New Public Management (NPM) meant that the ... More


The National Audit Office

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

in A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The aims of the National Audit Act 1983 is to provide vital statutory support for the changes that had been taking place within the Exchequer and Audit Department following the Management Review of ... More


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