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Performance tracker: data driven analysis of the performance of government (spring 2017)

CIPFA Performance Tracker


Performance Tracker provides a data-driven assessment of the government’s performance in one crucial area – running public services. It focuses on five services: hospitals, adult social care, schools, prisons and the police.




Feb 2017


CIPFA/Institute for Government


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The first independent analysis of its kind, Performance Tracker assesses performance in the light of the government’s stated ambitions to maintain – and in some cases expand – the scope and quality of services, and to control spending.

The Institute for Government and CIPFA, aim to help make government more effective. It is fundamental to its effectiveness that ministers, officials and the public know how well government is performing, and use this information to guide decisions.