2 edition of Reform of local government in England found in the catalog.
Reform of local government in England
Surrey (England). County Council.
in [Surrey, Eng.]
Written in English
|Statement||Statement of comments by the Surrey County Council.|
|LC Classifications||JS3095 1970 .S85|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings), maps.|
|LC Control Number||77882878|
In the light of this, in , the nationwide local government reform was initiated where the local governments were saddled with more functions, responsibilities and finances. London is the only large city in England to have two tiers of local government Metropolitan counties The other six major urban areas of England, around the cities of Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool (Merseyside), Sheffield and Birmingham, are known as metropolitan counties.
Local Government Reform _____ Edited by Brian E. Dollery and Lorenzo Robotti Professor of Economics and Director, Centre for Local Government, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia Professor of Economics, Dipartimento de Economia, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy. Buy Local Government Reform: A Comparative Analysis of Advanced Anglo-American Countries by Dollery, Brian E., Garcea, Joseph, LeSage Jr., Edward (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.
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Learn : Labour Party. Reform of Local government in England. [Great Britain. Department of Local Government and Regional Planning.] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Great Britain. Department of Local Government and Regional Planning. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description.
The book will examine how the erosion of the autonomy, powers, roles, functions and responsibilities of English local government came about, the arguments of centralisers and localisers to support their view of the constitutional status of local government, and its overall role in the government of England.
Modern Local Government. Modern Local Government is a unique assessment of local government reform from the perspective of both local and central government, which is fully informed an analysis of the role of the European Union.
This text provides a systematic review of the reform of local government since the election of New Labour in Over recent years changes in British local government have been greater and faster than ever: elected mayors and cabinets, overview and scrutiny, best value, comprehensive performance assessment, council tax capping and reform--the pace never comprehensively revised fourth edition of the leading local government textbook evaluates these changes and provides an informed insight 4/5(3).
This article discusses the institutional local government reforms, particularly those inspired by the New Public Management (NPM), in an internationally comparative perspective.
It discusses the functional and territorial structure of local governments, and analyses how local governments have evolved in response to NPM reforms and other pressures. Explaining local government. Book Description: Explaining local government uniquely Reform of local government in England book a history of local government in Britain from to the present day.
The study explains how the institution evolved from a structure that appeared to be relatively free from central government interference to, as John Prescott observes, 'one of the most centralised systems of government in the. Structural changes to local government in England have taken place or will take place in, and Some of these changes continue the trend of new unitary authorities being created from other types of local government districts.
Ceremonial counties will not see any changes to their boundaries, but for some counties there will as a consequence of the structural changes be a redefinition in terms of.
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This book analyzes recent local government finance reforms in Tanzania, including the introduction of a formula-based system of intergovernmental grants. Due to the scope and speed of Tanzania's local government finance reforms, the country is becoming one of the best-practice examples of fiscal decentralization reform in Africa.
Organised along common thematic lines, leading experts in their field outline the historical development of local government, and analyse recent or current reform debates. The book argues democratic quality and effectiveness of this territorial level of government is in the focus of on-going debates about the rescaling of statehood and a shift from ‘government to governance’.
The Theory and Practice of Local Government Reform explores the entire spectrum of local government reform and focuses specifically on the question of structural reform in local government. 'Written by an impressive array of experts, this book surveys local government reforms in six advanced democracies, federal and unitary, which share a municipal legacy: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK, and the US The book has an e.
The next attempt at reform was by the Local Government Actwhich established the Local Government Commission for England and the Local Government Commission for Wales to carry out reviews of existing local government structures and recommend reforms.
Although the Commissions did not complete their work before being dissolved, a few new. This report, commissioned by the Local Government Association, assesses the success of the reforms to public health in England, which were part of the Coalition government’s wider health reform programme.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brand, Jack, Local government reform in England, London, Croom Helm; Hamden, Conn., Archon Books . Local government reform series Guidance on various aspects of reform of local government, for use by senior managers in local government, policy-makers in ministries of local government, and students and researchers in public administration with an interest in local government issues.
Seemed, well, a bit biased on some things, but for a book teaching you about our local governments, it was well done. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. matt. out of 5 stars good book.
Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase. cheap and effective. Read s: By the latter half of the 20th century local government in England had developed into an intensely complex system in desperate need of simplification and reform.
Consequently a radical overhaul was undertaken with plans for a simple country-wide two tier system outlined in the Local Government. This note summarises the main developments regarding the process of devolution of powers to local government within England since It covers the devolution deals agreed between the Government and local areas up to Mayincluding the powers to be devolved, the procedures required for devolution to take place, and reactions to the policy from the local government and.
The systems of local government in each part of the UK have developed separately, though often in parallel. This note focuses on local government in England: local government is devolved to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It outlines the structure and functions of English local government, together with elections and historical development.DOI link for Local Government.
Local Government book. Policy and Management in Local Authorities. By Howard Elcock. Edition 3rd Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 January Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. The development and reform of local government.The pace and scale of reform in local government always seems unremitting to those close to it.
For a long period beforethe reforms all appeared to be focused on reducing the power and central role of local authorities, both in their democratic leadership of their communities and in being the first point of contact between citizens and government.