This text provides a detailed account of the changing role of inspection in public services management. It outlines the continuing debates about providing inspection that encourages not only accountability but also effective service provision and best practice.This opens up the possibility for learning between the different parts of the UK and the possibility that Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales may begin to compare experiences with other smaller European countries with which in some senses at least they have more in common than they do with England. ... What then do we really know about the impacts of public services inspection? It really ... But all of the authors conclude that evaluating the impact of inspection is extremely difficult.
|Title||:||Public Services Inspection in the UK|
|Author||:||Howard Davis, Steve Martin|
|Publisher||:||Jessica Kingsley Publishers - 2008|