Christie Commission on the future delivery of public services

Report on the future delivery of public services by the commission chaired by Dr Campbell Christie. Published on 29 June 2011.


1 The Report of Scotland's Independent Budget Review Panel, IBR (July 2010).
2 Distribution of Negative and Positive Outcomes in Scotland, Mair, C., Zdeb, K. & Markie, K., Improvement Service (2011)
3 National accounts definition of 'Public administration, education and health' (see latest statistics at ).
4 Readers should note that this is the Scotland-wide average and the predominance of public sector employment varies substantially between and within local labour markets. Some parts of Scotland have a much heavier reliance on public sector employment than the Scotland-wide average.
5 Third Annual Report, Scottish Council of Economic Advisers (December 2010), page 5.
6 Spending Review 2010, HM Treasury (October 2010).
7 Scotland Bill ( HC Bill 164) - see .
8 Outlook for Scottish Government Expenditure: June 2010 Emergency Budget Update, Scottish Government (July 2010).
9 Scotland's Population 2009, General Register Office for Scotland (2010), page.22.
10 For example, see (i) Co-production: A Series of Commissioned Reports, Barker A, 2011 (ii) Variations in Healthcare: the good, the bad and the inexplicable, Appleby J, Raleigh V, Frosini F, Bevan G, Gao H & Slay J. The Kings Fund, 2011; Right Here, Right Now: Taking Co-Production into the Mainstream, Boyle D, Coote A, Sherwood C & Slay J, NESTA 2010.
11 For example see: (i) Personalisation in the Reform of Social Care: Key Messages, Equality and Human Rights Commission 2010; (ii) Reshaping Services, Elder-Woodward, J in Holyrood Magazine Supplement 28 March 2011, 9-10 (iii) The IBSEN Project: National Evaluation of the Individual Budgets Pilot programme: Summary Report, 2008.
12 Self-directed support: A National Strategy for Scotland, Scottish Government/ COSLA (2010)
13 i) Collective Co-Production: Working Together to Improve Public Services, Griffiths S & Foley B, Local Authorities and Research Council Initiative 2009; (ii) Working in neighbourhoods in Bradford: An Interim Summary of Findings from the Working in Neighbourhoods Project, Richardson L, Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2011.
14 For example: (i) Engaged Staff: What Do They Look Like And Why Might You Want Them? Lawson E, The Good Work Commission 2009; (ii) Next Generation HR: Time for Change - Towards a Next Generation of HR, Seers E, CIPD 2010; (iii) Leadership in The Public Sector in Scotland ( ESRC Seminar Series: Mapping the Public Policy Landscape) 2009.
15 Total Place is a UK Government initiative launched at Budget 2009, as a key recommendation of the Operational Efficiency Programme.
16 For example see (i) Total Place: A Whole Area Approach to Public Services, HM Treasury (March 2010) ; (ii) Place-based Approaches and the NHS: Lessons from Total Place. Seminar Highlights ed. Humphries, R and Gregory, S., The Kings Fund (2010) ; The Vanguard Approach, Seddon, J. Evidence to the Scottish Parliament Finance Committee 2010
17 Joining the dots: A better start for Scotland's children, Deacon (2011)
18 'Building a Sustainable Future', Scottish Government Discussion Paper, February 2011
19 Submission to the Independent Budget Review, CIPFA (April 2010).
20 The Crerar Review, Scottish Government (September 2007)
21 See 'Scotland's Public Bodies - The Simplification Programme'.
22 For example: (i) Faces of Integration. Williams, P and Sullivan, H. International Journal of Integrated Care - Vol 9, 22 December 2009. (ii) Collaboration Matters: Inaugural Lecture. Sullivan, H. University of Birmingham. June 2010.
23 The Report of Scotland's Independent Budget Review Panel, IBR (July 2010)
25 Discussion paper No. 1: What should we include in the fiscal sustainability report?, OBR (March 2011).



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