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The work of the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC). Bernard Jenkin MP. A very short history. Established in 1997 Combined the remits of two committees A committee on the Ombudsman A committee on public service Chaired by Rhodri Morgan (1997-1999) Tony Wright (1999-2010)

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a very short history
A very short history
  • Established in 1997
  • Combined the remits of two committees
    • A committee on the Ombudsman
    • A committee on public service
  • Chaired by
    • Rhodri Morgan (1997-1999)
    • Tony Wright (1999-2010)
    • Bernard Jenkin (2010 to date)
pasc s remit
PASC’s remit
  • “to examine the reports of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and the Health Service Commissioner for England” (i.e. the ‘Ombudsman’)
    • “and matters in connection therewith”
  • “to consider matters relating to the quality and standards of administration provided by civil service departments”
    • “and other matters relating to the civil service”

(House of Commons Standing Order No. 146)

strategic thinking in government
Strategic Thinking in Government

Follow up to the National Strategy inquiry

  • How strategy is linked to policy-making
  • International examples
  • Lessons from business
  • The role of social media
smaller government shrinking the quango state
Smaller Government: Shrinking the Quango State
  • “A missed opportunity”
  • “Hopelessly unclear”
  • “Rushed and poorly handled”

Govt should have used this as an opportunity to transfer function to charities and mutuals

 Big Society

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Leadership of change: new arrangements for the roles of the Head of the Civil Service and the Cabinet Secretary

Changes “could lead to weaker leadership and disperse power at a critical time of change in government”

  • both attend Cabinet on equal terms
  • both must have access to the Prime Minister and the authority “to speak truth unto power”
government and it a recipe for rip offs time for a new approach
Government and IT- "A Recipe For Rip-Offs": Time For A New Approach
  • Over-reliant on an oligopoly of large contractors
  • Lack of in-house skills

Result: A recipe for rip-offs

the work of the business appointment rules and the advisory committee on business appointments
The work of the Business Appointment Rules and the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments

A ‘revolving door’ between business and Whitehall?

  • concern about the movement of personnel between the private sector and the civil service
  • growing demand for civil servants with external expertise
  • civil service job losses
  • greater diversity of providers for public services
six principles of good governance
Six Principles of Good Governance
  • Leadership
  • Performance
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Engagement
  • Empowerment
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