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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


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


Recurring Themes and Continuing Change

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/9780198790310.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The developments in the management and conduct of the Comptroller and Auditor General’s work before and after the 1983 Act and the successes achieved, particularly on value-for-money examinations, ... 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


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