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  • Public Finance
    24 May 01
    Tory spending proposals have been heavily criticised by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) for failing to demonstrate support for arm's-length management companies or the Private Finance...
  • Public Finance
    24 May 01
    A pilot project using Internet technology to educate children who are not attending school has produced impressive results and is set to be rolled out across the country.
  • Public Finance
    17 May 01
    Patients' lives are being put at risk because the NHS is 'chronically understaffed and underfunded', the British Medical Association warned this week.
  • Public Finance
    17 May 01
    The Royal College of Nursing has welcomed the Liberal Democrats' manifesto promise to use higher taxes to recruit more nurses and give them a £1,000 pay rise.
  • Public Finance
    17 May 01
    'We've gone through lots of pain to get here, but we have never lost sight of our pupils. This Award is the most special thing.'
  • Public Finance
    17 May 01
    The Private Finance Initiative this week emerged as an unlikely and crucial general election issue with the government's record on public spending being attacked on several fronts.
  • Public Finance
    17 May 01
    A leaked document from the Institute for Public Policy Research on the future relationship between public services and private contractors may foreshadow a total reorganisation of health, education...
  • Public Finance
    10 May 01
    Ideological differences between the main political parties on how to improve public services emerged this week as the general election campaign finally got under way.
  • Public Finance
    3 May 01
    Public Accounts Committee chairman David Davis has condemned as 'staggering' the £3.9bn clinical negligence bill facing the NHS in England.
  • Public Finance
    3 May 01
    Twenty-two of the poorest neighbourhoods in England have secured a total of more than £1bn in central government regeneration funding over the next ten years.
  • Public Finance
    3 May 01
    GPs are angry that much is evident. The actions of those who on May Day closed their surgeries to all but emergency cases led family doctors to be mentioned in the same breath as the militant anti-...
  • Public Finance
    26 Apr 01
    Doctors and managers backed Health Secretary Alan Milburn this week as he announced sweeping reforms to decentralise the NHS and cut at least £100m from the service's administration to plough back...
  • Public Finance
    19 Apr 01
    The Department of Health this week launched an agency to increase patient safety and cut the cost of medical errors and negligence.
  • Public Finance
    29 Mar 01
    A cross-party committee of MPs has demanded urgent talks between the government and dentists' representatives to address the 'long-standing' problem of access to NHS dental services.
  • Public Finance
    29 Mar 01
    The amount of private finance committed to social housing is continuing to increase at about 16% annually.
  • Public Finance
    29 Mar 01
    A picture of departmental conflict and policy incoherence emerges in last week's report on waste management from the Commons' environment select committee. The result, it implies, is that local...
  • Public Finance
    22 Mar 01
    The Liberal Democrats are once again relying on a pledge to add 1p to the basic rate of income tax to woo voters, promising to fund improvements in education and bridge the Budget deficit they claim...
  • Public Finance
    22 Mar 01
    Nearly one in five further education colleges is facing financial problems, despite £3bn being pumped into the sector by the government, according to an all-party committee of MPs.
  • Public Finance
    8 Mar 01
    Regulators have reported a significant increase in the number of complaints and disciplinary measures against doctors and nurses.
  • Public Finance
    8 Mar 01
    Reports that the European Investment Bank is ready to inject £5bn into the government's ailing public-private partnership for the Tube were denied this week.
  • Public Finance
    8 Mar 01
    Staff across the public sector could be wasting thousands of working hours surfing the Internet for pornography, booking holidays or even managing their stocks and shares on-line, an exclusive survey...
  • Public Finance
    8 Mar 01
    The Scots have often thought of the English as ignorant and soon they may be right. Next year, Scots will have the legal right to know a lot more than the English about what their government is doing...
  • Public Finance
    1 Mar 01
    The government has been urged to put more resources into primary care in order to improve services to patients and bolster GPs' morale.
  • Public Finance
    22 Feb 01
    Prime Minister Tony Blair has pledged that his government will 'power ahead' with its 'fundamental' shake-up of public services if Labour wins a second term in office.
  • Public Finance
    22 Feb 01
    Patients and nurses will play a key role in assessing the quality of non-clinical services in NHS trusts under new Department of Health guidance.

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