public service agreement


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public service agreement

An agreement between central (UK) government and its departments that sets out standards and levels of public services—e.g., education, fire service, healthcare, police service, social services, utilities (electricity, gas, water) and waste management—for which departments are held accountable.
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Public service agreement delivery agreement 12: improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people.
Clr Pinnock went on: "What we seek to do through the Local Public Service Agreement is stretch ourselves to try and meet more robust targets of service than would normally be the case.
Policy Addressing Health Inequalities Examples of New Policies or Approaches, Related to Domains of Policy Health Inequalities Life-course approach: Early * Sure Start program childhood years * Child poverty reduction Area-based initiatives: Focus * Health Action Zones on disadvantaged communities Redistribution: "Welfare-to-work" * Tax credits Health care * Organizational reform in the NHS * Primary Care Trusts Targets and performance culture * Public Service Agreements * Health inequality targets Structures and processes: * Cross-cutting review of health Joined-up government inequalities Adapted from Exworthy (2003, p.
25 million required by the Public Service Agreement and an increase of 44 per cent since March 2002.
Indicators from the recent public service agreement (6) will be used to measure progress after three years:
Public Service Agreement, which places a heavy emphasis on delivering against local priorities in partnership and on the need to improve the confidence of local communities in the police and other agencies.
One of the Government's public service agreement targets is to increase participation in sport.
Clr Kath Pinnock, leader of the council and chair of the wider Kirklees Partnership, said today: "This is the second round of the setting of targets through the Local Public Service Agreement.
The targets are part of a Local Public Service Agreement (LPSA) between the council and government in which the authority gets extra money for making improvements.
South Tyneside Council has pledged to deliver extra improvements as part of the Local Public Service Agreement and stands to receive pounds 4.
This is evidenced by our signing the public service agreement, a new government initiative aimed at rewarding councils for stretching their service delivery targets.
Frameworks for Markets with transition impact deriving from the introduction of a new Public Service Agreement ( PSA ) between the Company, Zagreb Holding and the City of Zagreb, which is expected to secure a transparent formula for providing services that will take into account the full cost recovery mechanism for all user groups.

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