Towards a more productive state
Reform is an independent, non-party think tank whose mission is to set out a better way to deliver public services and economic prosperity.
Their aim is to produce research of outstanding quality on the core issues of the economy, health, education, welfare, and criminal justice, and on the right balance between government and the individual.
Report by Reform published in November 2015.
What the government’s doing about NHS efficiency.
From: Department of Health
An independent report for the Department of Health by Lord Carter of Coles:
Review of Operational Productivity in NHS providers (interim report)
Public Sector Efficiency Challenge
In August 2015 the Chancellor and Chief Secretary wrote to all public sector workers asking for their ideas on how the government could do more for less. The Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015 announced the results of the exercise.
A summary of responses and results is available in the Policy Paper from HM Treasury.
(Published: 25 November 2015)
Open Public Services 2014 Progress Report
The 2014 progress report from the
Cabinet Office and Open Public Services. Part of:
Open Public Services and Central government efficiency
(First published: 14 March 2014)
Open Public Services 2011 White Paper
The Open Public Services (OPS) White Paper, published in 2011, set out the government’s approach to reforming public services, based on the principles of choice, diversity, accountability, decentralisation and fair access.
Improving public sector efficiency to deliver a smarter state
Can public sector efficiency solve our productivity puzzle?