Abstracts: September 23rd, 2004

This draft document sets out six core principles benchmarking good governance in the UK’s public sector organisations. The draft is published for consultation by the Independent Commission on Good Governance in Public Services. It identifies the key ingredients necessary to deliver good governance in the public services. In particular it analyses the critically important role of the 450,000 elected or appointed governors who lead the UK’s public service organisations. The draft Standard encourages governors to review, challenge and question governance practice and to evaluate whether their organisations are fully applying the standard.Responses to the draft are required by 29 October 2004 and should be sent to goodgovernance@cipfa.org

The draft is available at: http://www.opm.co.uk/ICGGps/questions.htm