Michael Hughes

 

Honorary Professor of Public Policy and Management

Institute of Local Government Studies

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Research

Research interests

  • Public service management and governance
  • The use of procurement, competition and market mechanisms to deliver local public services
  • Performance measurement and management
  • Transformation of academic insight into practical impact

Current and recent projects

  • Director of Studies at the Audit Commission
  • Member of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Research Resources Board
  • Member of the Local Authorities Research Council Initiative working group
  • Occasional contributions to INLOGOV teaching seminars and conferences

Publications

Newman J, Glendinning C, Hughes M (forthcoming) ‘Beyond modernisation? Social care and the transformation of welfare governance’,Journal of Social Policy

Newman J, Hughes M (2007) Modernising Adult Social Care - what’s working, London: Department of Health

Hughes M, Allen B (forthcoming) Evaluation of the Local Government Procurement Agenda – meeting the targets, London: DCLG

Hughes M, Kitchin H (2006) Local Authority Trading Activity - a research report, London: DCLG

Hughes M (2005) Evaluation of the Local Government Procurement Agenda - baseline report, London: ODPM 

Hughes M (2005) Ensuring choice through public procurement, policy advice paper, London: ODPM

Hughes M, Waters A (2005) Workforce matters in procurement, policy advice paper, London: ODPM

Hughes M, Watt P (2005) Recording and reporting efficiency gains, policy advice paper, London: ODPM

Skelcher C, Hughes M, Jas P, Whiteman P, Turner D (2005) Learning from the Experience of Recovery 3rd  report, London: ODPM

Hughes M, Skelcher C, Jas P, Whiteman P, Turner D (2004) Learning from the experience of recovery: Paths to recovery - second annual report, London: ODPM

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