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Performance Tracker

Our flagship report assesses the comparative problems faced by critical public services such as the NHS, schools and the police.

Performance Tracker is an ongoing analysis of the performance of public services. It brings together more than 250 indicators to analyse how the pandemic has affected spending, staff and performance in nine public services.

The analysis examines the comparative, and in many cases interconnected, problems faced by public services – and whether they have sufficient funding or staff to return performance to pre-pandemic levels by 2025, and at the end of the next likely spending review, in 2027/28.

Performance Tracker 2023

The government’s spending plans from April 2025 onwards will likely mean that all services other than children’s social care could be performing worse in 2027/28 than on the eve of the pandemic.

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