COMMONS

PASC to hear from Academics and Think Tanks about Civil Service Reform and Good Governance

21 January 2011

Civil Service reform has been a continuing theme of successive administrations. In its first public evidence session of its inquiry into “Civil Service Reform and Principles of Good Governance” the Public Administration Select Committee will hear from a range of experts in the field

Tuesday 25 January 2011
Committee Room 21

Witnesses:

At 10.30 am

  • Professor Christopher Hood, University of Oxford
  • Dr Martin Lodge, LSE
  • Professor Martin Smith, University of Sheffield

At 11.30 am

  • Andrew Haldenby, Reform
  • Professor Andrew Kakabadse, Cranfield School of Management
  • Julian McCrae, Institute for Government

The session is likely to: 

  • examine what effects the spending cuts and the Government’s public services reform agenda will have on the Civil Service;
  • explore the consequences for current accountability and governance arrangements; and 
  • consider how departments should manage transformation programmes.

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