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.