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Finance Committee Inquiry into preventative spending

Posted: 17 August 2010

Doc Type(s): Consultation Responses

The Finance Committee has agreed to conduct an inquiry with the following remit—

To consider and report on how public spending can best be focussed over the longer term on trying to prevent, rather than deal with, negative social outcomes. The Committee is particularly interested in specific, practical evidence from the UK and abroad of how preventative spending has been effective.