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Oliver James convened a panel at the 2008 Political Studies Association Annual Conference in Swansea to address how performance evidence is being used in contemporary politics. The session was chaired by Martin Lodge and brought together evidence from Public Services Programme research: 

Nico Petrovsky – Changing the guard or moving the deckchairs: political change and performance change in English local government, 1999-2007

Chris Skelcher – Performance evidence and organisational politics: a preliminary cross-public sector analysis

Oliver James – Standards of Evidence for Assessing Public Service Performance