Briefing: Performance Tracker 2018 – A Report by the Institute for Government and CIPFA

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
October 30, 2018
Mike Woods, LGiU Associate
Issues Covered
  • Children's social care
  • demand for services
  • GP funding
  • Hospital funding
  • Neighbourhood services
  • Police funding
  • social care pressures
  • staffing levels
Children's services and education, Crime, policing and community safety, Local government finance, Public Service Reform and Corporate Performance
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The Performance Tracker is a valuable overview of the funding and performance of services across the public sector. Social care and the prison service are (predictably) identified as causes for particular concern: – efficiencies have not kept pace with rising demand and both lack credible plans to control future spending.

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