Book News: August 4th, 1999

Warwick/DETR Best Value Series. Paper Number 3
By Steve Martin and Howard Davis

This report provides details of the methodology by which the Warwick based research team is evaluating the programme of thirty eight English Best Value pilots and the activities of three Welsh Best Value pilots. It takes account of discussions with the Department, the pilot authorities and a range of other stakeholders including the Evaluation Panel, the Local Government Association, the Audit Commission, trades unions, non-pilot authorities and the Local Government Management Board. It outlines a number of key methodological issues, the key stages of the research, the intended outputs from the study and the ways in which these will be disseminated.

ISBN    1 874246 69 6. Local Government Research Unit, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, Eland House, Bressenden Place
London SW1E 5DU.
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