Warning against ‘knee-jerk reaction’ over Oflog plans

By Heather Jameson and Dan Peters | 27 April 2023

Local government finance expert Rob Whiteman has urged the sector to ‘not be defensive’ as ministers plan their new watchdog.

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) chief executive called for councils to discuss the options for improving the sector’s accountability rather than launch into a ‘knee-jerk negative reaction’.

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