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Ten Questions to ask if you are scrutinising local action on preventing unintentional injury in children and young people under 15 »
Joint publication with NICE on scrutinising local action on preventing unintentional injuriy in children and young people under 15
Policy Briefing 8: Policing and Social Responsibility Bill »
A summary of the proposals in the Policing and Social Responsibility Bill
The Second Issue of CfPS's District Bulletin for Scrutineers »
A bulletin on all things scrutiny especially for members and officers in district councils
10 questions to ask if you are scrutinising services for looked after children »
Published with LGID, a handy 10 questions guide to scrutinising issues affecting children in the care of the local authority
Measuring what matters »
A guide for overview and scrutiny committees about using ‘social return on investment’ to measure social value
Get the s factor Get involved in scrutiny! »
A briefing note developed with LG Improvement and Development to help engage young people with scrutiny
Policy Briefing 4: changing governance arrangements »
The latest in CfPS's series of policy briefings analyses the implications of powers that will give councils the right to make changes to their exec arrangements - in particular, the right to return to the committee system.
Policy Briefing 7: Localism Bill and grant allocation »
Briefing on the content of the Localism Bill from a scrutiny perspective, and on the recently announced local government grant allocation.
Successful scrutiny 2010 »
his publication highlights the exceptional examples of good scrutiny from our 2010 Good Scrutiny Awards
CfPS Conference Report 2011: sustaining outcomes in changing times »
CfPS has pulled together the themes and issues for public accountability that delegates were discussing at our annual conference in June this year. We hope you find the report thought provoking and of interest.
Policy Briefing 5 - making scrutiny as effective as possible through adequate resourcing »
Short policy briefing on the importance of adequate resourcing to maintaining an effective scrutiny function, focusing on the role played by dedicated scrutiny officers.
Policy Briefing 6 - scrutiny and LEPs »
Briefing examining the implications for scrutiny and accountability of the new English Local Enterprise Partnerships
Between a rock and a hard place »
Newly published CfPS report which explores the part that non-executives have played in the piloting of place-based community budgets, and the role they could play in the future
Towards transparent, inclusive and accountable GP Commissioning »
A discussion paper offering practical suggestions and commentary on GP Commissioning, written by CfPS and NHS Alliance
10 questions to ask about preventing cardiovascular disease »
In the UK, nearly six million adults are living with the devastating and disabling effects of cardiovascular disease (which includes heart disease and stroke) and over 40,000 people die from premature cardiovascular disease each year. Cardiovascular disease is a largely preventable condition and it can be effectively tackled by making simple changes to diet, smoking status and physical activity
Policy Briefing 1: Future challenges for scrutiny »
Briefing outlining some of the key forthcoming challenges for scrutiny in local government
Policy Briefing 2: Total Place »
Briefing about Total Place in the context of scrutiny and accountability
Policy Briefing 3: Policing White Paper »
Briefing on the proposals contained in the Policing White Paper published 26 July 2010
Library Monitor 11: Choice Based Lettings »
The 11th edition of the CfPS scrutiny Library Monitor looks at the subject of Choice Based Lettings (CBL) and draws information from case study reviews into the subject (hosted in our library).
Getting it Together »
This publication shares some of the lessons local councillors and council officers have learnt through projects supported by the CfPS Expert Advisory Team.