Local Government in UK Law

  • Open Government - Local Government Style
    • No. 3-1-2, January 1988
    • Public Policy and Administration
    Central Government refuses to accept the need for freedom of information or open government laws affecting its administration. In 1985, however, the Local Government (Access to Information) Act was...
  • Bourgeois Theories of Local Government
    • No. 34-1, March 1986
    • Political Studies
    This paper offers an historical analysis of the principles of local government organization that have been accepted in Britain and the United States. The central thesis is that these principles exp...
  • Industrial Relations in Local Government
    • No. 6-1, January 1984
    • Employee Relations
    • 28-32
    The popular image of industrial relations in local government is one in which negotiations consist of genteel tête‐à‐têtes over coffee and (if the meetings spill over into the afternoon) tea. Thoug...
  • Local government in Kyrghyzstan
    • No. 15-5, November 2006
    • Public Administration and Development
    The Kyrghyzstan government is making the difficult transition from a command economy under Communist Party control to a market economy within a pluralist political framework. For the time being, ho...
    • No. 84-2, June 2006
    • Public Administration
 Gerry Stoker and David Wilson (eds) 
Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, 304 pp., £50.60 (hb), £18.99 (pb) ISBN: 1403918724
  • Labour’s Modernization of Local Government
    • No. 78-3, September 2000
    • Public Administration
    The modernization of local government is central to the government’s plans to revitalize the UK’s constitutional arrangements. Implicitly managerialist, the modernizing local government project als...
  • From Local Government to Local Governance—and Beyond?
    • No. 19-2, April 1998
    • International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique
    This article presents an overview of local government studies and particularly of recent developments. It looks first of all at the changing social and economic factors which influence the operatio...
  • Australian local government corruption and misconduct
    • No. 23-1, January 2016
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 102-118
    Purpose: – This paper aims to focus on corruption and misconduct evidenced from local government investigation reports in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Design/methodology/approach: – A corrup...
  • Community and Local Government Re-Organisation
    • No. 14-1, March 1994
    • Teaching Public Administration
    The Local Government Commission for England has already reported on its proposals for re-organisation of the fitst tranche of local authorities that it is due to consider. The government envisages ...
  • Local government in the new South Africa
    • No. 16-3, August 1996
    • Public Administration and Development
    On 1 November 1995 the final piece in South Africa's democratic jigsaw was slotted into place when elections were held to create 686 new local authorities throughout the country. The new councils a...
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