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Policy ‘tsars’: Time for action to ensure propriety and effectiveness

Levitt, Ruth and Solesbury, William (2013) Policy ‘tsars’: Time for action to ensure propriety and effectiveness. British Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Oct 2013). Website.

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Policy ‘tsars’ are public appointments but neither the Cabinet Office nor the Commissioner for Public Appointments seem willing to introduce a code of practice to secure propriety and effectiveness. To fill this gap, Ruth Levitt and William Solesbury have drafted a simple code. Among other things, it calls for more formality in selection and appointment processes, greater diversity in the appointees, and for a final, fully evidenced and argued report to be the norm.

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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 15:56
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:07

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