This document is a review of attempts to create markets in public services in four areas: welfare-to-work, social care, health care and local government. It highlights high level conclusions. This is part of broader research into political transitions, policy and recent work with the King’s Fund on reform of the NHS.
Gash, T and Roos, T. (2012). Choice and competition in public services: learning from history. London: Institute for Government, August 31st 2012.