Title Pages Preface List of Figures List of Tables Abbreviations
1 Introduction Part I The Context 2 The Politico-Economic Context 3 The Origins and Development of the System of Planning and Control 4 The Treasury and FMI 5 The Advent and Impact of ‘Next Steps’
Part II The Whitehall Expenditure Community 6 The Structure and Organization of the Treasury 7 Making and Co-ordinating Expenditure Policy 8 The Whitehall Spending Departments 9 The Whitehall Expenditure Policy Network 10 Managing the Relationships: Negotiated Discretion
Part III Planning Public Expenditure 11 Determining the Priorities of Public Spending 12 The Public Expenditure Survey 13 Collective Responsibility: The Cabinet, ‘Star Chamber’, and EDX 14 The Territorial Dimension
Part IV Control and Flexibility 15 In-Year Control 16 The Reserve 17 The Operation and Effects of Cash Limits 18 Running Costs, Pay, and Manpower Controls 19 End-Year Flexibility
Part V. The Outputs of the System 20 Objectives and Achievements 21 Departmental ‘Winners’ and ‘Losers’
Part VI Effects and Effectiveness 22 The Effects and Effectiveness of the PES System 23 Controlling Public Expenditure 24 Central Control and Departmental Autonomy 25 Controlling Public Expenditure More Effectively?