In July 2011 the Coalition Government published its Open Public Services White Paper; a policy framework of how it envisages public services to be owned, delivered and funded and the roles of the individual citizen and the state in this.
The White Paper sets out an overview of their programme for public services over the next few years. Open Public Services is based on the theory that market competition between providers improves the quality of services experienced by service users, and will make them more effective, thereby improving social outcomes, and reducing costs.
Please click on the link to read the whole paper
Over the forthcoming months the management committee will look at the aspects currently facing social housing and how the localism bill, Open Public Services and other changes on the horizon will affect MEMO and our current status as a Tenant Management Organisation.