Tag: Jane Tinkler

The impact of academia on Parliament: 45 percent of Parliament-focused impact case studies were from social sciences

The impact of academia on Parliament: 45 percent of Parliament-focused impact case studies were from social sciences

How does academic research feed into the parliamentary process? Analysing the impact case studies of the 2014 REF, Caroline Kenny draws out potential lessons on how Parliament is currently engaging with academics, and how it might in the future. Impact case studies referring to Parliament were found in all four of the main subject panels, […]

PASC support for the creation of a single Public Services Ombudsman for England is welcome and timely

PASC support for the creation of a single Public Services Ombudsman for England is welcome and timely

The Public Administration Select Committee this week released a report that proposes significant changes to the Ombudsman service in the UK. Crucially, the report argues for the creation of a single Public Services Ombudsman for England.¬†Jane Tinkler¬†outlines why this reform would better for individual citizens, better for improving services, and would bring about a more […]