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World class public services depend on governments providing leadership by setting a clear vision, guaranteed standards, a long framework of resources and capacity building and accessible information on performance. Only government can take this broad overall view. This involves both avoiding central micro-management and rejecting the laissez faire option of leaving vital services to unmanaged markets. The health, welfare and education systems which succeed are not those where the government plays a limited role, but rather those where the government's role is strategic and enabling.

Some recent examples of this approach include:

Other examples can be found on the Excellence and Fairness links page.

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