Jacqui McKinlay

Jacqui McKinlay

Jacqui McKinlay, Executive Director, Centre for Public Scrutiny
  • Solace preview: Evolving our approach to ethics and standards

    18 September 2019

    Local government is well-placed to lead the way in evolving and supporting ethical standards to keep pace with challenging times, says Jacqui McKinley, who will speak at next month's Solace Summit 2019 in Birmingham.

  • What the fire taught us

    13 June 2018

    After Grenfell, changes to governance and consultation were the recommendations of a study for Kensington & Chelsea RLBC by the Centre for Public Scrutiny, and the Democratic Society. Jacqui McKinlay explains.

  • Filling the democracy void

    06 February 2018

    Public services are delivered by an increasingly complex matrix of organisations in a mix of formal and informal partnerships. Jacqui McKinlay sets out the arguments for local public accounts committees to fill the local democratic deficit that has emerged.

  • McKinlay: Why peer-reviews should be mandatory

    23 October 2017

    Jacqui McKinlay outlines why the Centre for Public Scrutiny believes the Local Government Association peer review programme should be mandatory.

  • Scrutinising scrutiny

    08 February 2017

    Jacqui McKinlay argues overview and scrutiny needs to be protected but must also up its game if it is going to continue to be relevant.

  • Governance is as important as the deal

    20 July 2015

    Devolution is the right thing to do but we now want the conversation to shift to how will it work in practise, writes executive director for the Centre for Public Scrutiny, Jacqui McKinlay.