£21.6 million has been spent on new equipment, software and consultants. Yet residents have had to spend hours trying to navigate the council’s website or waiting to be connected to the call-centre
Posts Tagged: Bureaucracy
Don’t try to please everyone. Focus on results not endless meetings. It doesn’t matter what it says in the minutes – nobody reads them.
They duplicate much of the consumer champion work done by the Patients Association.
Chaotic implementation of a new curriculum and politicised, bureaucratic systems of inspection and regulation have caused dismay.
My years of experience of the Whitehall machine tells me that the Government will have a fight on its hands. Ministers must push for reform.
Lifting the cost of unnecessary red tape for housing associations would finance 9,000 new homes a year.
Alex Morton: Pro-immigration. Anti-Small Business. Pro-EU. And anti-Tory. The irresistible rise of the New Professional Class
The core of their beliefs is that elite expertise is preferred and believed superior to messier concepts such as the market or democracy.
Are there not already enough rules in place for those who represent a genuine nuisance?
The opportunity is there but the red tape will not all be scrapped automatically.
The bureaucracy squeezes out small firms from bidding and so restricts competition.
Burdens have been lifted. But what are we supposed to do now?
The paperwork culture has grown up because people in positions of authority in education have found it to their advantage.
Licensing skews the inspections effort towards the good landlords – while the criminal element is ignored.
Proposals must be practical and deliverable.
In Wales red tape means that building the same home costs £13,000 more than in England.