Archives for November 3rd, 2000

NEW CONSULTATION GUIDELINES

Headlines, PublicNet: 3 November, 2000

Government has issued guidance to local councils on new ways to engage their local communities. Not the first time local councils have been told in some detail how to communicate with their local communities – this time the purpose is to secure views about future constitutions.The Local Government Act 2000 places a duty on local authorities to consult on the introduction of new political management arrangements which might ultimately lead to an elected mayor in bigger towns and cities. (see Publicnet Briefing, October 30, 2000)

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OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY SERVICES

Headlines, PublicNet: 3 November, 2000

The Intelligence and Security Committee’s annual report outlines the further efforts made by the committee during the year to make the agencies providing these services more accountable.It has raised concern over GCHQ’s New Accommodation Programme, described as the most complex construction and relocation exercise undertaken by Government. The report highlights the scale of the challenges that the programme presents, together with the range of high risks that could affect successful completion. The committee believes that the whole project will require careful management to achieve its targets, despite a greatly increased budget.

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