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Cover of Good Scrutiny Guide £8.00 plus PP+VAT

Good Scrutiny Guide £8.00 plus PP+VAT

The Good Scrutiny Guide outlines four principles of effective scrutiny which together build towards an accountability cycle to improve public services.

This is an updated version of our popular pocketbook for scrutineers.
Good Scrutiny is at the heart of good accountability in modern public services and government. Experience shows that our public representatives have become increasingly skilled at holding public bodies to account over recent years and this new edition of the Good Scrutiny Guide will do much to continue that development.

Steve Bundred, Chief Executive, The Audit Commission. The Good Scrutiny Guide outlines four principles of effective scrutiny which together build towards an accountability cycle to improve public services. Each principle contains practical tips on the appropriate role for scrutiny and how it must be enabled and supported in order to fulfil its potential, as well as examples of successful scrutiny from across the public sector.

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