Regulation in Government and the ‘New Public Management’

Christopher Hood, Colin Scott, Oliver James, George Jones and Tony Travers

in Regulation Inside Government

Published in print May 1999 | ISBN: 9780198280996
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599491 | DOI:
 Regulation in Government and the ‘New Public Management’

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Examines the relationship between new public management (NPM) reforms and regulation inside government. It charts the changes in regulatory style over a 20‐year period. The relaxation of controls associated with NPM has often been accompanied by the tightening of other forms of control.

Keywords: controls; government; New Public Management; NPM; reform; regulation; regulatory style

Chapter.  7969 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: UK Politics

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