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July 05 2016

Departments’ oversight of arm’s length bodies: a comparative study

The National Audit Office looked at four departments that oversee a large number of ALBs: Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, Ministry of Justice, Department for Environment, Department for Food & Rural Affairs, and Department for…

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PCF member-led seminar: ‘If I had my time again – capturing lessons learnt’

October 17 2016

PCF member-led seminar: ‘If I had my time again – capturing lessons learnt’

We were delighted to welcome members to the Institute for Government on 13 October 2016 to share challenges and discuss lessons learnt from their careers…  more »

NAO report: Departments’ oversight of ALBs

July 05 2016

NAO report: Departments’ oversight of ALBs

This morning the NAO have published their latest report ‘Departments’ oversight of ALBs’ which looks at how departments manage the relationship…  more »

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