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Scotland is undergoing an unprecedented period of public services reform aimed at creating a clearer, simpler and more effective public sector. This workshop highlighed the latest lessons on public services reform emerging from the ESRC Public Services Programme. Policy makers, practitioners and academics discussed these findings in the context of Scottish policy and practice.

Topics included:

Speakers included:

Christopher Hood (Oxford), Oliver James (Exeter), Sandra Nutley (Edinburgh), Stephen Osborne (Edinburgh) and Martin Smith (Sheffield) .

The conference was held on 24th September 2008 at the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.