Choice, competition and public service markets

The principles of choice and competition have underpinned successive governments’ public service reform agendas in an effort to improve quality, efficiency and value for money across a range of public services. This programme explores:

  • where choice and competition are appropriate
  • how to test and implement new delivery models
  • how to improve value for money in public services where choice and competition play a major role.

We do this through research and collaborative enquiry with those working in public services to examine:

Our aim is to influence policy and practice by informing public, political and practitioner debates.