A ‘light touch’ in the public sector is highly unlikely now.


‘Light-touch regulation’ was very fashionable for the private sector until recently – after the banking debacle it is rapidly going out of fashion. Meanwhile the government maintains in the recent White Paper ‘Working Together‘ this is its’ policy aim for the public sector – is this situation viable? Not likely….

read the full article in Public Finance

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About Prof. Colin Talbot

Professor of Government (Emeritus). Universities of Cambridge and Manchester, England.
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One Response to A ‘light touch’ in the public sector is highly unlikely now.

  1. Thank you for that information. I often read here…

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