Debate : arm's- length bodies and alternative models of service delivery


This article reflects on the UK coalition government’s ‘alternative models’ agenda, specifically in terms of the adoption of new models of service delivery by arm’s-length bodies (ALBs). It provides an overview of the alternative models agenda and discusses barriers to implementation. These include practical challenges involved in the set up of alternative models, the role of sponsor departments, and the effective communication of best practice. Finally, the article highlights some issues for further discussion.

Publication DOI:
Divisions: Languages & Social Sciences
Languages & Social Sciences > Sociology and Policy
Full Text Link: https://researc ... tes_article.pdf
Related URLs: http://www.tand ... 962.2013.835993 (Publisher URL)
Published Date: 2013
Published Online Date: 2013-09-16
Authors: Tonkiss, Katherine ( 0000-0002-0671-3357)
Noonan, Amy

Export / Share Citation


Additional statistics for this record