Posted tagged ‘Capacitybuilders’

Cutting the Quangos

October 15, 2010

So Capacitybuilders gets the chop in March 2011, as does the Compact Commission.

Well it seems to me that the Compact has been largely ignored and inadequately enforced in Local Government and also by central government departments.  It never had teeth, and whilst it was a good idea, if it couldn’t be enforced then it was simply an expensive (and cuttable) quango.  I doubt its passing will be mourned.

Capacitybuilders on the other hand funded a lot of good work …. though their unnecessarily cumbersome monitoring arrangements have been criticised in many places including this blog.  (more…)