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The 2010 Annual Survey of Overview and Scrutiny in Local Government »
We are currently collecting responses for our ninth annual survey. We have already received over 200 responses and we are very grateful to these respondents. We urge those who have not yet completed the survey to do so.
Policy Briefing 9: The Big Society »
A policy briefing on the role that members, and scrutiny, can play in the development of ideas around the Big Society
The lion that roared: giving scrutiny a voice through annual reports »
A study of scrutiny annual reports, and the best way to use them
A cunning plan? Devising a scrutiny work programme »
CfPS research into scrutiny work programming
Counting the cost, measuring the value »
Research on how scrutiny can incorporate a consideration of value for money
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
Policy Briefing 8: Policing and Social Responsibility Bill »
A summary of the proposals in the Policing and Social Responsibility Bill
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 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.
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 6 - scrutiny and LEPs »
Briefing examining the implications for scrutiny and accountability of the new English Local Enterprise Partnerships
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.
Successful scrutiny 2010 »
his publication highlights the exceptional examples of good scrutiny from our 2010 Good Scrutiny Awards
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
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 3: Policing White Paper »
Briefing on the proposals contained in the Policing White Paper published 26 July 2010
Policy Briefing 2: Total Place »
Briefing about Total Place in the context of scrutiny and accountability
Policy Briefing 1: Future challenges for scrutiny »
Briefing outlining some of the key forthcoming challenges for scrutiny in local government
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).
Accountability Works! »
This publication gets to the bottom of accountability, what it is and why it is important. It shines a light on the good work that people and organisations are doing to hold others to account and encourages decision-makers to take a fresh look at accountability and transparency.