The Nuffield Foundation, in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council, intends to commission a new study of the planning and control of UK public expenditure and the role of HM Treasury over the period 1993 to May 2015. The study has the active support of HM Treasury. It will be of interest to academics and researchers from a range of disciplines – political scientists, economists, historians, experts in the history of public administration, public sector management and accounting.
To discuss and refine the scope and aims of the study, there will be a pre-commissioning seminar on 31st March. Speakers will include Professor Christopher Hood (Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford), Paul Johnson (Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies), Dr Catherine Haddon (Fellow, Institute for Government) and Julian Kelly, Director-General of Public Spending and Finance, HM Treasury. This consultation event will also provide an opportunity for participants to meet others who might be interested in collaborating on joint bids at the subsequent grant application stage.
RSVPs should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday 10th March. Places will be confirmed by Monday 14th March.